New Delhi: PM Modi made a brief stopover in Malaysia to personally extend his best wishes and congratulations to Dr Mahathir on Pakatan Harapan’s victory in the 14th general election and Dr Mahathir’s appointment as prime minister.
This is the first meeting between the two leaders. PM Modi last visited Malaysia on Nov 23, 2015.
Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi also met Deputy Prime Minister Mrs. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and her husband Mr. Anwar Ibrahim at the Bunga Raya Complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
The visit also demonstrated the strong commitment of the two countries to further strengthen their strategic partnership.
Malaysia and India enjoy close relations through cultural and historical linkages, as well as in various areas, particularly infrastructure development, education, tourism and defence.