KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has thanked the people for the birthday wishes conveyed to him in conjunction with his 93rd birthday celebrations today.
"I want to say thank you for the many wishes from the public in conjunction with my 93rd birthday on July 10.
"I hope those who sent these birthday messages will help me perform my duties. I want to say thank you again," Dr Mahathir said in a video recording which was posted...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today received a courtesy call from Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs, Dr Masoumeh Ebtekar at his office in Perdana Putra, here.
The meeting lasted for about 40 minutes.
Ebtekar, who is also Special Envoy of the President of Iran, is on a one-day working visit to Malaysia as part of her tour to the Asia-Pacific region.
Also present were Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) - No need for gifts, just Happy Birthday greeting is enough.
That is the request of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Malaysians in conjunction with his 93rd birthday today.
"Message or wish me Happy Birthday. That's what I really appreciate," he said in an interview with Radio Bernama this morning.
The statesman, who became Malaysia's seventh prime minister after Pakatan Harapan won the last 14th General Election, also...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 10 (Bernama) - The top leadership of the country needs to show the best example in the effort to combat corruption, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said if the government's top leaders only asked subordinates not to commit corruption but they themselves were not exemplary, then corruption would continue to occur.
"Pakatan Harapan (PH) promised to fight corruption when it took over the country's leadership by undertaking various efforts,...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad concedes that the challenges in addressing corruption and abuse of power today is more challenging than when he was first appointed as prime minister in 1981.
Dr Mahathir said when he took over the country's governance 37 years ago, the government machinery at that time was viewed as virtually clean from corruption, unlike today.
He claimed that the actions of a former prime minister 'promoting'...[Continue Reading]