Narendra Modi meets Malaysian PM

Nay Pyi Taw: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak as he began day two of his engagements in the Myanmar capital.

Modi told his Malaysian counterpart: "I congratulate you for the reform initiatives you have taken not just for governance but also for opening the economy."

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

The Malaysian prime minister told Modi that he wanted Indian companies to look at opportunities in Malaysia, according to tweets posted by the Prime Minister's Office.

Razak also invited Modi to visit Malaysia.

"PM thanks him and also invites PM of Malaysia to visit India," a tweet said.

"Malaysia worked a lot on affordable housing. We want every Indian to have a home by 2022. Have seen your companies can work in this area," Modi conveyed to the Malaysian prime minister.

"Malaysia and India have worked together in the past. We can take this much further under your leadership," Modi told Razak.

Modi also told him that he was giving a lot of emphasis to Make in India and wants to invite Malaysian companies to come to India.

"There are lot of opportunities," he said.

Modi will be attending the 12th ASEAN-India Summit here Wednesday. He will also meet heads of state and government of several countries on the sidelines of the multilateral events.

On Tuesday, Modi held a meeting with Myanmarese President Thein Sein and the two sides focused on issues related to connectivity, cultural contacts and commercial ties.

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