PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) would have to carry out full inspection on goods brought into the country and not just at random.
He said the matter was among the proposals agreed at the Special Cabinet Committee on Anti-Corruption (JKKMAR) meeting here today, which should be implemented by ministries, departments and agencies in the effort to reduce the incidence of corruption.
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 2018 (Bernama) -- A detailed study is being made on the proposed separation of functions of the public prosecutor and the attorney-general, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
He said the implementation of the proposal will have to be deferred because it involves amendments to the Federal Constitution.
“Right now we do not have the two-thirds majority in the Dewan Rakyat for the amendment to be approved,” he said after chairing a meeting...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and Pakistan will convene their first bilateral consultation in Islamabad next year as the two countries seek to intensify engagements.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan have welcomed the establishment of the bilateral consultation between the senior officials of the respective foreign ministries as the mechanism to intensify engagements between both sides.
At their meeting, which...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad spoke of the “remarkable similarities” Malaysia and Pakistan share when he addressed a luncheon he hosted for visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He said the two countries have inherited similar problems in many areas from the past administrations and share a similar vision in eradicating corruption and addressing economic issues to develop the countries as well as to redeem their...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Pakistan is keen to learn from the experience of Prime Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in transforming Malaysia's economy and development, said visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He said one of the main reasons he has made a visit with a delegation to Malaysia is out of his admiration for Dr Mahathir.
"We look upon you (Dr Mahathir) as a statesman, someone who has transformed this country. We have followed Malaysia's progress,...[Continue Reading]