Earlier today, several mainstream media titles had reported that Tun Mahathir vows to put an end to ride sharing services in Malaysia. The report claimed that the opposition wants to abolish e-hailing applications and services if they win in the upcoming election.
Tun Dr. Mahathir, the fourth prime minister of Malaysia, has a long and coloured legacy that spans over two decades.
It was in 1996 that Tun Mahathir had identified that information and communication technology (ICT) would be a catalyst for growth in the coming years. A plan was devised to transition from a production based economy to a knowledge-based economy by the year 2020.