Malaysian PM calls on President

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Abdul Razak on Saturday called on President Pranab Mukherjee.

"India-Malaysia Partnership continues to forge ahead. PM Najib Razak calls on the President at Rashtrapati Bhawan (here)," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Razak paid tributes at Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi at the Rajghat and also called on Vice President M. Hamid Ansari.

Razak, who arrived in Chennai on Thursday, is on a five-day state visit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Razak at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Saturday. He was then accorded a ceremonial guard of honour.