Modi arrived in Malaysia, meeting with the newly elected Prime Minister Mahatir.
Kuala Lumpur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Malaysia on Thursday. Here he met the newly elected Prime Minister of the country, Mahatir Mohammed. The two leaders exchanged ideas for strengthening strategic partnership. The two leaders met at Mahatir’s office in the son’s complex complex. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravish Kumar tweeted, “There was talk of strengthening strategic partnership between the two leaders. Prime Minister Narendra Modi bestowed on Dr. Mahatir to take over the post.
As the Prime Minister of Malaysia, 92-year-old Mahatir Mohammed took oath on May 10. The opposition coalition led by Mahatir, the world’s oldest elected leader, won an unprecedented victory over the Barisan National (BN) coalition in the recent general elections. BN was in power in Malaysia since 1957.
The Prime Minister’s Office tweeted that Modi will discuss various aspects of Indo-Malaysian cooperation with Mahatir. The Prime Minister’s Office tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Kuala Lumpur. He will meet Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahatir bin Mohammed and will discuss various aspects related to India-Malaysia cooperation.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravish Kumar tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Kuala Lumpur. The second phase of the trip to the three countries is Malaysia. Prime Minister meets Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahatir bin Mohammed Malaysia is a strategic partner and our priority is in the East East Policy. “Apart from trade and investment between Modi and Mahatir, there is a possibility of discussing further strengthening bilateral relations. In New Delhi, Modi had said that while going to Indonesia from Singapore, he would stay in Malaysia for some time and meet Mahatir and congratulate the new Malaysian leadership.
Prime Minister Modi from Malaysia will visit Singapore, where he will give an important address in the annual security meeting tomorrow in the Shangri-La Dialogue. During the first official visit to Indonesia, Modi held a positive discussion with President Joko Widodo. 15 agreements were signed between India and Indonesia to promote defense cooperation and freedom of navigation in the Hind-Pacific region.