Malaysian PM gets ceremonial welcome

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Abdul Razak was on Saturday accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here.

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Razak.

After arriving here, Razak tweeted: "Namaste! Arrived in New Delhi to begin the second-leg of my official visit."

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

The visit, his third to India as Prime Minister, will see both sides discussing projects worth $5 billion and hold talks on infrastructure, defence cooperation, air services arrangements, tourism and cultural relations.

--IANS

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