Dr M-Xi talks to hit beyond troubled projects

Strong bonds: When Xi met Mahathir in 2013, the Chinese president called the Malaysian statesman ‘the old friend of the Chinese people’.— Picture courtesy of Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew.

WHEN Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad visits Beijing next month to meet with China’s President Xi Jinping, the two leaders are likely to resolve most of the contentious issues that threaten to undermine bilateral cooperation.

The pair, who share the same goal to rid their countries of corruption, are expected to exude political wisdom and pragmatism when holding talks on bilateral and regional issues, according to China-Asean watchers.

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