By The Star
Asia News Network
Dr Mahathir is on a two-day working visit to receive an honorary doctorate leadership in social, business and politics from Rangsit University (RSU) tomorrow (Dec 16) during its convocation ceremony.
Accompanying him is his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, and a delegation which includes the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah.
Dr Mahathir and his wife were welcomed by Thai and Malaysian children with flowers and garlands.
Malaysians living in Thailand lined up to receive them.
He was also met by Malaysian businessmen, who had met him on his earlier visit.
He will be attending a dinner with top Thai academics honouring his leadership.