PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is here for a maiden official visit to Malaysia after assuming his post in August, was accorded an official welcome at Dataran Perdana, here today.
Imran Khan, who arrived in Malaysia yesterday, was greeted by his Malaysian counterpart Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad upon arrival at the square at 9.40am, following which the national anthems of both countries were played.
Imran Khan then inspected a guard-of-honour...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 2018 (Bernama) -- This year Maulidur Rasul in observance of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad is celebrated nationwide with programmes to exult love for the prophet.
The national-level celebration was held at Putrajaya International Convention Ccentre (PICC) in Putrajaya and was attended by Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah.
The Raja Permaisuri of Perak, Tuanku Zara Salim, also attended the event. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 19 2018 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been invited to undertake an official visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE).
A letter on the invitation from the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Zayed Al Nahyan was handed over to him by Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court (CPC) Sheikh Hamed Zayed Al Nahyan, who called on Dr Mahathir at the latter's office in Perdana Putra here today.
The meeting also discussed issues on bilateral...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Islam brought by Prophet Muhammad is not only as a religion but also a complete way of life for his followers.
He said Muslims should be grateful for the opportunity to appreciate Islam and its all-encompassing nature.
“Therefore, we commemorate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad SAW out of our love and admiration for his struggles in spreading the teachings of Islam,” Dr Mahathir said in his...[Continue Reading]
PORT MORESBY (Papua New Guinea), Nov 18 2018 (Bernama) – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said implementing the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) would entail amending the Federal Constitution, and this is an almost impossible thing to do.
The Malaysian prime minister pointed out that a two-thirds parliamentary majority was needed for this to happen.
This, he said, was nearly impossible with the current composition of the...[Continue Reading]