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Dr Mahathir: Malaysia wants to learn from South Korea

PUTRAJAYA : Malaysia is keen to continue moving students to South Korea said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad .

He stated Malaysian students must be sent there to study engineering , Information Technology ( IT ) and new technologies . 

With the help of so , Dr Mahathir said Malaysia might follow in South Korea’s footsteps in terms of their progress and growth .

“I have also been pointed out by the South Korean president that his country began its industrialisation process by making a car. And, look where they are today. We are very impressed indeed.

“We also started Malaysia’s industrialisation process with making a car, but we have not done as well as the Koreans,” said Dr Mahathir in a joint press conference today after the talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his delegation.

The prime minister also expressed Malaysia’s hope to see the relationship between North and South Korea improves over the years.

“We hope an agreement will be reached between the North Korea and the United States on disarmament.

“As such, we expect to see peace and stability in this part of the world,” said Dr Mahathir.

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