VIENNA, Jan 21 2019 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today arrived at the Federal Chancellery here and had a meeting with the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Sebastian Kurz.
Also present in the meeting were Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya, Malaysian Ambassador to Austria Datuk Ganeson Sivagurunathan and three Malaysian senior officials.
The meeting between the two leaders was to discuss and exchange views on strengthening bilateral relations between...[Continue Reading]
DAKAR, Jan 17 2019 (Bernama) – Addressing a conference on African emergence, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad underscored the importance of a stable government to propel the development of any country.
The Malaysian prime minister noted that many countries had accepted democracy as a system of governance.
In the case of Malaysia, he said, the power of the vote was respected, allowing the winning party to form a strong government following an election.
"Because of that, with...[Continue Reading]
DAKAR, Jan 17 2019 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has listed good governance and stability as key ingredients for any country to progress.
The Malaysian prime minister said this in a video message played at the opening of the Third International Conference on the Emergence of Africa (ICEA-III) on Thursday.
Dr Mahathir told the audience that he believed he had some experience in leading a country from being classified as a developing country into a higher middle-income...[Continue Reading]
DAKAR, Jan 16 (Bernama) – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad flew into Dakar on Wednesday to attend a conference on Africa and had the honour of being greeted on arrival by Senegal President Macky Sall himself.
The special aircraft carrying the Malaysian prime minister, who is making a two-day working visit to Senegal, touched down at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Airport at about 5.30pm pm local time (1.30 am Thursday in Malaysia).
Dr Mahathir is accompanied on the trip by his wife Tun Dr...[Continue Reading]
DAKAR, Jan 15 2019 (Bernama) – African nations can expect to get a wealth of tips and guidance on progress and development from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as they converge on this Senegalese capital for the 3rd International Conference on the Emergence of Africa (ICEA-III).
The Malaysian prime minister, who is scheduled to arrive here on Wednesday, will join Senegal’s President Macky Sall and other regional leaders for the Jan 17-19 forum focusing on the central theme of...[Continue Reading]