Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print The Future of Asia 2018 Mahathir revives 'Look East' policy to join ranks of economic giants Malaysian PM reveals vision of Asian trade framework including India Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks about free trade and democracy at the Future of Asia forum in Tokyo on June 11. (Photo by Taro Yokosawa)
SHOTARO TANI and MASAYUKI YUDA, Nikkei staff writers June 11, 2018 11:00 JST Updated on June 11, 2018 11:00 JST | Malaysia
TOKYO -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday said he would revisit his "Look East" policy as he strives to build an economy that can reach the heights of more advanced Asian neighbors.
Appearing at the annual
Future of Asia conference in Tokyo, hosted by Nikkei, the newly elected prime minister said his government is seeking not only foreign direct investment from Asian neighbors but also to "learn how you grew your country."
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