EMIR OF QATAR TO MEET DR MAHATHIR IN KL

DOHA, Qatar, The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani is scheduled to be in Malaysia this week where he will honour the winners of His Highness' International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award during a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur this Friday.

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is also expected to attend the event, which is being held in cooperation with the United Nations.

Both Dr Mahathir and Sheikh Tamim will honour the winners of the four awards which will be for Lifetime/Outstanding Achievement, Innovation, Youth Creativity and Engagement and Academic Research and Education.

Sheikh Tamim has been scheduled to also hold discussions with Dr Mahathir on Thursday, aimed at promoting bilateral relations. They are expected to talk on a number of regional and international issues of common interest.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK