18 Sep, 2020 05:15 am

Sept 16 has special significance for Mexico, too

Mexico is commemorating 210 years of independence and Malaysia 57 years of the establishment of the Malaysian Federation.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, an online event was held by the Embassy of Mexico in Malaysia – that can be viewed at its YouTube channel and social media accounts – in which Ambassador of Mexico to Malaysia, Carlos Félix, and the mayor of Kuala Lumpur, Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan, send congratulatory messages."Mexico and Malaysia are united by many links.New Straits Times p p LETTER: Sept 16 is a date that both Mexicans and Malaysians celebrate as their beginning as nations.EMBASSY OF MEXICO The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect those of the New Straits Times © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd

"We are united through the Pacific Ocean.We do not view the Pacific Ocean as separating us – on the contrary, it is the bridge that brings us together," said Félix.

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