Friday, 11th of May, the Philippines praised Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on his race triumph.

The 92 year-old Mahathir done his oath as Prime Minister on the 10th of May, making him on the planet's most established chosen pioneer.

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Philippines anticipated "improved" ties with Malaysia under his leadership.

Harry Roque, the Presidential Spokesperson, said the decision of Mahathir looks good for proceeded with solid respective ties between the Malaysia and the Philippines. As per Roque that 'they wish to praise Mahathir Mohamad on his win as Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Leader Mahathir is an old companion of the Philippines and his crisp order betokens well for the profound relations between the country and Malaysia. The Palace representative likewise referred to Malaysia's part as a reliable neighbor, as appeared by its assistance of the peace transactions between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which was done under the initiative of Mahathir's forerunner, Najib Razak.

Roque said that 'Malaysia, as [we] as a whole know, is a sibling country and trustworthy accomplice of the Philippines for having assumed a helpful part towards the fulfillment of peace and steadiness in Mindanao'. He included that '[We] are accordingly sure that the solid organization between the two nations would keep on being improved in the years to come.

Mahathir already held office for a long time, from 1981 to 2003, making him the longest serving executive of Malaysia. Ties between the Philippines and Malaysia experienced a difficult time amid the organization of President Joseph Estrada, who by and by dissented Mahathir's activities towards his 'great companion' previous representative head administrator Anwar Ibrahim in 1998.

The imprisoned resistance pioneer collaborated with Mahathir amid the current surveys to expel the administration of Najib Razak. Mahathir was in Manila in October 2017 for the ASEAN Leaders' Forum. At the time, he conceded that he was 'working hard to get free' of Najib Razak, whom he called a tyrant. Amid his Manila visit, he was likewise welcomed as the keynote speaker at the yearly meeting of the Financial Executives of the Philippines --- Finex. Amid a question and answer session on the sidelines of the Finex meeting where he was gotten some information about the Duterte organization's bleeding effort against unlawful medications, Mahathir focused on the requirement for control of law to win in pursuing suspects just like the case, he stated, in his nation.