After Japan, PM heads to Malaysia

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Manmohan Singh
Tokyo, Oct 26: Having decided to progress talks on a civil nuclear deal with Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday, Oct 26 left for Malaysia for negotiations with his counterpart Mohd Najib Tin Abdul Razak.

Sources said India and Japan has announced the firming up of Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement, which will open trade between the two countries and slashing of taxes up to 94 per cent over the next decade.

Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said the two Prime Ministers had “comprehensive" discussions and felt the need for developing all broad relations covering political, economy and security aspects.

Reports also said that Dr Singh's visit to Malaysia will discuss cooperation in nuclear sector, economic growth between the countries and global partnership.

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