In this file photo, former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during an interview with Associated Press at his office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on April 18, 2018. (VINCENT THIAN / AP)
KUALA LUMPUR – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, 96, has completed all necessary investigations for a medical check-up and will be ready to be discharged from hospital within the next few days, the National Heart Institute said on Tuesday.
Mahathir, who has a history of heart troubles, was admitted to the hospital last Thursday for a full medical checkup and observation. The hospital and spokespeople for Mahathir did not say why he had been admitted.
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