Press Release : The Official Visit to Thailand by the Prime Minister of Malaysia news3

Press Release : The Official Visit to Thailand by the Prime Minister of Malaysia

      His Excellency Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, and his spouse, Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah binti Mohamad Ali, will pay an official visit to Thailand as Guests of the Royal Thai Government on 24-25 October 2018. The Prime Minister of Malaysia will have a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Thailand at Government House on 24 October 2018, followed by dinner hosted in their honour by the Prime Minister. He is also scheduled to have a courtesy call on His Excellency General Prem Tinsulanonda, President of the Privy Council and Statesman, and give a special lecture on “Malaysia-Thailand Bilateral Relations in the Context of ASEAN at Chulalongkorn University" on 25 October 2018.


      This visit by the Prime Minister of Malaysia and his spouse is the first official visit to Thailand since his assumption of office of the premiership for the second time on 10 May 2018. Set as an introductory visit in line with ASEAN tradition, the two sides will take the opportunity to discuss the way forward in their efforts to further strengthen bilateral relations, particularly in the realms of security, economic partnership, connectivity along the border areas, and cooperation within ASEAN and other multilateral frameworks.