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]
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]