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Mahathir arrives on second visit to Thailand in three months

Malaysia's Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived in Bangkok, Thailand, on a second visit to the country in less than three months.

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.

Published : December 15, 2018

By : The Star Asia News Network