PUTRAJAYA, June 8 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government had not put in any request to Australia for the extradition of convicted murderer Sirul Azhar Umar.
He said the former police officer who was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu was not allowed to return home.
"Sirul cannot return to Malaysia because Australia does not allow people who are facing the gallows to return to their own...[Continue Reading]
: PUTRAJAYA, June 7 (Bernama) - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is at the Finance Ministry here today to chair a National Finance Council meeting.
Also present were Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa and Auditor-General Tan Sri Madinah Mohamad.
The Prime Minister arrived at 9.40 am. Also seen entering the Finance Ministry building were the respective states' Menteri Besar and...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, June 4 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today dismissed as untrue any opinion that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will not safeguard Islam.
He said this was because Islam was the official religion of the country embodied in the Federal Constitution and the government would continue to be responsible in administrating the country without doing anything contrary to Islamic teachings.
"We know that there are many who claim that they supposedly...[Continue Reading]
ALOR SETAR, June 3 (Bernama) - The Pakatan Harapan federal government is making efforts to find a solution to issue of appointing a new Attorney-General as soon as possible, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
As such, the Pakatan Harapan chairman said for now he could not be making any comments about it.
"Efforts are being made to resolve this problem and it will be of no benefit for me to comment now," he told reporters after chairing the PH Kedah Council...[Continue Reading]
LANGKAWI, June 2 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad plans to reignite the Look East Policy that he introduced back in the 1980s when he speaks at the 24th International Conference on the Future of Asia in Japan, to be held on June 11 and 12 this year.
Confirming to the media here that he would be going to Japan for the annual conference organised by Nikkei-Shimbun, he hoped his proposed trip would also strengthen relationship between Malaysia and Japan.
"I go...[Continue Reading]