OUTGOING MALAYSIAN PM MAHATHIR MOHAMAD LEAVES OFFICE IN PUTRAJAYA.
Outgoing Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad bids farewell as he
leaves the prime minister's office in Putrajaya October 31, 2003.
Mahathir Mohamad, one of Asia's longest-serving and most controversial
leaders, retired on Friday to a mix of Asian praise and Western silence
after an international outcry over his remarks about Jews.