Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia Airlines could be sold or shut down: PM Mahathir Mohamad

The 71-year-old airline has been on the ropes since 2014 when Flight MH370 disappeared and MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made missile over war-torn Ukraine.

published on : 12th March 2019

Malaysian PM warns Philippines against foreigner influx

Mahathir, 93, is in the Philippines for the first time since his shock election victory last year.

published on : 7th March 2019

Give evidence, will act against Zakir Naik: Malaysian PM-in-waiting

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had in January 2016 made a formal request to Malaysia to deport Naik.

published on : 10th January 2019

 Pakistan to create legal channels for remittances for overseas Pakistanis: PM Khan

He said the government wants to create legal channels for overseas Pakistanis to send their remittances through.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad calls for mutually beneficial trade deals

Mahathir pointed out that 65 per cent of the regional bloc's trade was with the 16 members of the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, asking nations to participate in it.

published on : 13th November 2018

Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad tours Alibaba, meets Jack Ma on China visit 

Malaysia's leader courted Chinese e-commerce investment in his country today, the start of his first trip to China since his stunning electoral victory three months ago.

published on : 18th August 2018

Zakir Naik thanks Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad for not deporting him; vows not to break laws

India had made a formal extradition request for Naik, who left the country in 2016, to be returned to the country after accusing him of inciting youngsters to commit terror activities through his hate

published on : 11th July 2018

Will not easily give in to India's demand to deport Zakir Naik: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir last week said the cleric would not be handed over to Indian authorities as he had been granted Malaysian permanent resident status.

published on : 10th July 2018

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad meets Zakir Naik after refusing to deport him to India

Mahathir said that the government would not deport Naik as he has been granted Malaysian permanent resident status, unless he causes trouble in the country.

published on : 8th July 2018

Zakir Naik will never get access to Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina aide

After delivering a talk in New Delhi on "Indo-Bangladesh: Historical and contemporary perspective", Hossain Toufique Imam, political advisor to Hasina, answered a question from a reporter on Naik.

published on : 7th July 2018

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will not be deported: Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad

Zakir Naik, a radical television preacher, reportedly left India in 2016 and subsequently moved to largely Muslim Malaysia, where he was granted permanent residency.

published on : 6th July 2018

Jailed Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim walks free after royal pardon

The pardon allows Anwar to re-enter active politics immediately, but it was not clear what his role in government would be.

published on : 16th May 2018

Narendra Modi congratulates Mahathir Mohamad on being sworn in as Malaysia PM 

Mahathir, 92, was yesterday sworn in as the seventh prime minister of Malaysia.

published on : 11th May 2018