PUTRAJAYA, Aug 3 (Bernama) -- United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad here this morning for talks as he concluded his two-day inaugural visit to Malaysia.
During the 30-minute meeting at Perdana Putra here, Pompeo also took the opportunity to congratulate Dr Mahathir for his stunning May general election victory.
Pompeo, who arrived at 9 am, was accompanied by United States Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today questioned criticisms by certain quarters over his appointment as Khazanah Nasional Berhad´s board chairman.
"I've been involved, in fact, I was the one who started Khazanah. So we want to put it in the right direction, what's wrong with me (being appointed to the post)"
"I'm not going to be a CEO (chief executive officer), I'm not going to get a RM7 million...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 2 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants the National Association of Patriots (Patriot) to assist in promoting and instilling the spirit of solidarity among Malaysians of various races and religion so that the country would be respected internationally.
The message was conveyed by Dr Mahathir to about 120 members of Patriot at a closed-door meeting at the Perdana Leadership Foundation, here today.
The president of Patriot, Brig Gen (Rtd) Mohamed...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 2 2018 (Bernama) -- Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the Perdana Leadership Foundation.
In their one-hour meeting, Dr Mahathir and Bishop discussed how to further strengthen the bilateral relations between Malaysia and Australia, and also touched on regional and global issues.
Bishop, who was accompanied by the Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia, Andrew Goledzinowski, arrived at the...[Continue Reading]
SEPANG, Aug 1 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad does not discount the possibility that the Formula 1 (F1) race, which was last hosted by Malaysia last year, will return to this country.
"Maybe," he responded when asked by reporters whether the installation of the flood lights throughout the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) could be perceived as a sign that the prestigious race would be hosted back by SIC.
He had earlier driven a Ferrari car on the...[Continue Reading]