KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s sweetheart couple Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali again melted hearts when they went on a date around Kuala Lumpur.
Through photographs uploaded on his social media accounts, the 94-year-old Prime Minister, who rarely takes any time off work, was seen driving a Proton car to take his wife out on a romantic date in the city.
“Once in a while, I take Hasmah out for a date in KL, ” he said in the post on his Instagram and Facebook yesterday.
The lovable couple, who have been married for 63 years, were also seen in one of the photographs grabbing a bite at a cafe believed to be located in Bukit Bintang.
On Dr Mahathir’s Instagram account @chedetofficial, the post received over 90,000 likes and almost 4,000 comments just two hours after being put up.
It also drew the attention of superstar Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza who commented on the Instagram post with five heart emojis.
Many, clearly impressed by the strong love between Dr Mahathir and Dr Siti Hasmah, prayed for the couple’s longevity and health.
Instagram user @azurashafawi commented “May Allah always give His protection and blessings to both of you.”
@qiellaaa said “Best relationship goals. Growing old goals” while @rigneshgopal said “Nice (and) a good example of how to take care of a wife.”
@miy.chom wrote “Bravoooo, our PM (Prime Minister) can still drive… May the PM and wife enjoy happiness and be healthy always… I share your happiness Tun… Our PM.”
On Facebook, where Dr Mahathir has 3.8 million followers, user Jiha Halim commented “You’ve got everything but still loyal to one person. Idol, you are special.”
Rina Liyana commented “So sweet… forever inspired by Tun M and Tun Hasmah.”
Kak Jah said, “Sweet couple… this is what Tun M and Tun H spend their time doing at their age… Leave the hassle in politics…”
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