Mahathir recalls taking the bus to school with late Kedah sultan

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Dr Mahathir Mohamad has recalled fond memories of his childhood with the late Kedah Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah.

The 92-year-old said he had a close relationship with Sultan Abdul Halim, who was three years his junior.

"One of the things I remember until now is when we were in school, I had to take the bus with the late-sultan from Penang because he had no car he said," Mahathir wrote on his Facebook page.

As a monarch, Mahathir said Sultan Abdul Halim was committed to carrying out his duties and cared deeply for the country and Kedah...

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