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EX-MALAYSIAN PRIME MINSTER MAHATHIR, HAS BEEN ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL

Malaysia’s Former Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, has been admitted into hospital for a full medical checkup on Thursday (16 Dec).

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He arrived to the National Health Institute at about 7.00pm last evening, and will be expected to stay there for a few days pending his full medical checkup.

Reason for admission unknown

It is unknown as to why Dr Mahathir is admitted into hospital and when his aides were asked, they declined to give any comments on his admission.

It was however noted that Dr Mahathir has had heart issues previously and has undergone bypass surgery and also suffered several heart attacks.

Prominent political figure

Dr Mahathir is one of Malaysia’s most prominent political figures, serving two stints as the country’s Prime Minister with a total of 24 years under his belt.

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He first stint as Prime Minister was from 1981 to 2003, while his second stint was from 2018 to 2020 when he came back at the age of 92 to be the head of a coalition of several parties.

However, the coalition which he led collapsed in 2020 due to infighting occurring within the parties.

Image source: Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad Facebook

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