Malaysian Prime Minister to begin his official programme on Wednesday

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New Delhi, Jan 19(ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, who is in on a five-day State visit to India, will begin his official programme with a ceremonial welcome on Wednesday.

The Malaysian Prime Minister, who is accompanied by a large delegation comprising several Ministers and senior officials, will then have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to review the relation between the two countries.

The two leaders will also exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.

The Malaysian Prime Minister will also call on the President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday evening.

This is the first Prime Ministerial visit from Malaysia in six years (last one was in December 2004 by Abdullah Badawi).

Razak will then attend a banquet hosted in his honour by Dr. Manmohan Singh at the Hyderabad House, where the two Prime Ministers will witness signing of several MOUs.

The Malaysian Prime Minister will also be visiting Chennai after his official engagements in the national capital to deliver a key note address at the 16th CII Global Partnership Summit 2010.

He will also meet the Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala and Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi. (ANI)

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