Modi meets Malaysian PM Mahathir in Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad and the two leaders discussed ways to diversify the bilateral ties to benefit people in both the countries. Modi met the Malaysian PM on the sidelines of the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) held here in the Russian Far East Region. 'Meetings continue in Vladivostok. Prime Ministers @chedetofficial and Narendra Modi discuss ways to diversify India-Malaysia cooperation for the benefit of people in both countries.

Strengthening ties with an important ASEAN partner,' the Prime Minister's Office said in a tweet. 'PM Narendra Modi met with Malaysian PM @chedetofficial on the margins of EEF2019 in Vladivostok. Discussions focused on the multiple layers of India - Malaysian bilateral relationship,' External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.