KUCHING, July 15 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today confirmed that former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof will be nominated to be the Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat when the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament convenes on Monday.
Asked by reporters if there was a candidate for the Speaker post, Dr Mahathir said: "We have already. It will be announced soon. He is an ex-judge. Yes, he is Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md...[Continue Reading]
KUCHING, July 15 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today attended a closed-door briefing on the development of Sarawak at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Petra Jaya, here.
The briefing was given by state secretary Tan Sri Mohamad Morshidi Abdul Ghani.
Dr Mahathir arrived at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, the state government administration building, at 7.55 am and was welcomed by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and Sarawak Cabinet ministers.
Dr Mahathir, who...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 12 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed his appreciation for Japan's consideration of a Malaysian request for soft credit assistance which Japan is now looking into.
He conveyed the appreciation during his meeting yesterday with Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono who called on him at Perdana Putra here during a two-day working visit to Malaysia from yesterday.
Dr Mahathir, during his visit to Japan last month, had asked Japan to...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today congratulated the rescuers made up of international divers and Thai authorities for their daring and remarkable rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from the Tham Luang Cave complex in Chiang Rai, Thailand, yesterday.
"On behalf of all Malaysians, I would like to congratulate the rescuers and the Thai authorities for the daring and remarkable rescue of the 12 boys and their football coach...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 1 (Bernama) - Japan´s Foreign Minister Taro Kono paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the latter´s office in Perdana Putra here today.
They discussed matters of bilateral interest. Kono was accompanied by Japan´s Ambassador to Malaysia, Dr Makio Miyagawa.
Earlier, Kono had a meeting with his Malaysian counterpart, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, at Wisma Putra.
Kono, who is on a two-day visit to Malaysia beginning...[Continue Reading]