Former ministers, the late Tun Ghazali Shafie and the late Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Daud, were also seen accompanying Dr Mahathir in the picture.
According to the Twitter post, the photograph was a gift by Canada’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Julia Bentley.
Justin, 46, was sworn in as Canada’s youngest prime minister in 2015 while Dr Mahathir is Malaysia’s and the world’s oldest premier. ‘Old’ Dr M meets ‘young’ Trudeau in bilateral meet
Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held a bilateral meeting here today with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) 2018 Summit.
Dr Mahathir is the oldest prime minister in the world at 93, while Trudeau is half his age at 46, among the world’s youngest national leaders.
Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah told the press yesterday that Dr Mahathir would likely talk about trade relations with Canada, while Canada was interested in meeting Malaysia because the Western country was seeking a position on the United Nations Security Council.
The Canadian High Commission has presented birthday boy Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad a photograph of his meeting with the young Justin Trudeau in 1982.
On Twitter, Dr Mahathir posted a photograph which featured 11-year-old Justin shaking his hands.
Justin was there with his father Pierre Elliot Trudeau, who was Canada’s premier then.