Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 29 – Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will pay a state visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia from 2-4 September 2019 to strengthen friendship and cooperation, according to a senior government official.

During the visit, the Malaysian Prime Minister will hold a bilateral meeting with Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen; and pay separate courtesy call on National Assembly president Heng Samrin, and Senate president Say Chhum.

Dr. Mahathir Mohamad will preside over “Balancing Relations with the Superpowers in the Context of ASEAN” on 2 September at the Royal University of Phnom Penh.

Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won the election in mid-2018, defeating former Prime Minister Najib Razak's party. He has been leading Malaysia for 22 years.