Ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir in Manila

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Ex-Malaysian Premier Mahathir is welcomed at the airport by FINEX president Benedicta Du-Baladad. PHOTO BY RICHIE LOPA, INTERAKSYON

MANILA – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad, accompanied by his wife Dr. Siti Hasmah binti Haji Mohamad Ali, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on a Malaysian Airlines flight at 2:10 pm Thursday (Oct. 11).

The fourth and the longest-serving Prime Minister of Malaysia is in the country as guest of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), and was scheduled to see late Thursday afternoon his long-time friend, former President Fidel Ramos, in a private meeting.

The former Prime Minister and party were welcomed at the airport by FINEX President Atty. Benedicta Du-Baladad and the Malaysian embassy staff.