Mahathir Mohamad leaves Kingdom after fruitful visit

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad yesterday left Phnom Penh after a fruitful three-day visit to the Kingdom.

During his visit, Mr Mahathir and Prime Minister Hun Sen witnessed the signing of two agreements, an MoU on Tourism Cooperation and the Agreement on the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income.

A joint government statement released on Tuesday said both leaders also expressed their satisfaction on the growing ties of friendship and close cooperation between the two countries in multiple domains, including trade and investment, halal industry development, defence and security, tourism, agriculture, and education.

“They reaffirmed the importance of further strengthening and expanding cooperation and collaboration in bilateral, regional and multilateral frameworks for the benefit of the two peoples, thereby contributing to peace, stability and prosperity in the region as a whole,” the statement noted.

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