MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER MAHATHIR CONFERRED JAPAN'S HIGHEST AWARD

MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER MAHATHIR CONFERRED JAPAN'S HIGHEST AWARD. Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, right, receive 'Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers” by Emperor Akihito of Japan, left, in Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, on Nov 6, 2018. The highest award to be conferred upon foreign statesmen for their contribution towards the bilateral relations between their respective countries and Japan, as well as their contribution to the region. Dr Mahathir is the third leader from Asia conferred the prestigious award after former Singapore prime Minister the late Lee Kuan Yew and former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh. He is on a three-day working visit to Japan since Monday. Photo courtesy Bernama images

Last Updated: 2018-11-07

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