Former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad has been admitted to a specialist coronary heart hospital for “commentary”, a supply informed AFP on Thursday (Aug 3).
The 98-year-old former chief is considered one of Malaysia’s most dominant political figures, having served twice as prime minister for a complete of 24 years.
He was admitted to the Nationwide Coronary heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, a supply near the previous premier mentioned on situation of anonymity with out giving additional particulars.
“He’s okay and is beneath commentary,” the supply mentioned.
One other official near Mahathir mentioned the previous chief “shouldn’t be in any form of hazard. Mahathir is being handled for an an infection”.
Mahathir was additionally admitted to hospital in December 2021 and January 2022 for a number of days to endure medical checks.
He has had quite a few coronary heart issues through the years, struggling a number of coronary heart assaults and present process bypass surgical procedure.