KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 2019 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad extended greetings in conjunction with the Ponggal harvest festival of the Tamil community today, wishing for Malaysians to continue to enjoy an overflow of abundance.
“I would like to wish Happy Ponggal Day to the Indian community celebrating the festival. I was informed that Ponggal means an overflow of abundance and it is associated with crops and livestock. If our sustenance last year was...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 2019 (Bernama) -- The government will continue to provide assistance and support to local manufacturing industry players as far as it is able to do so, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
The Prime Minister said that though the government had limited financial resources, it wanted to see Malaysia become an industrialised country.
“Companies which receive assistance need to strive harder to succeed until they do not require government assistance any...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 14 2019 (Bernama) -- Understand history so that past mistakes will not be repeated to ensure peace in the country continues to be preserved, enabling progress to take place and the country’s wealth to be distributed fairly, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said if the three main races in Malaysia, together with the ethnic groups in Sabah and Sarawak could unite to “work”, “live” and “play” together , the country...[Continue Reading]
JOHOR BAHRU, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) --The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today drove Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Senai International Airport after granting the Prime Minister an audience with him at the Istana Bukit Serene here today.
And their ride was a blue Proton Saga car, the first of its kind with a registration number Proton 1, which was a gift from Dr Mahathir to Sultan Ibrahim’s late father, Sultan Iskandar, in 1985.
When asked about his 22-km...[Continue Reading]
JOHOR BAHRU, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) -- The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, has consented to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad meeting or contacting His Royal Highness in future if there is a need to discuss any issue.
Dr Mahathir said this was among the matters achieved at his audience with Sultan Ibrahim at Istana Bukit Serene here today.
The Sultan and he agreed that in future he could communicate with the Ruler, Dr Mahathir told reporters at the Senai...[Continue Reading]