Bernama Radio, BNC to air interview with PM Mahathir

Last update: 10/07/2019

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) -- Bernama Radio and Bernama News Channel (Astro 502) will broadcast a special interview with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in conjunction with his 94th birthday today.

Bernama Radio is scheduled to air the interview at 11 am and repeat it at 1.30 pm and 5.30 pm while Bernama News Channel (BNC) will telecast it at 11.30 am and repeat it at 2.30 pm, 4.30 pm and 7.30 pm.

BNC, besides available on Astro 502, can also be viewed over Unifi TV 631, MYTV 121, websites, as well as YouTube.

In the interview with presenter Amar Yusoff, Dr Mahathir shares his secret of maintaining good health, and his hobbies.

He also recalls his younger days, growing up in Alor Setar in a multi-racial neighbourhood, and talks about his favourite singer. 

The prime minister also identifies the world leaders he looked up to.

Dr Mahathir, who came back after retiring in 2003 to be the prime minister again in May last year, explains the measures the government is taking to revive the national economy and the time required to position Malaysia on the right track.