Committed to stronger relationship with Malaysia: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday reiterated India's commitment to work for strengthening and expanding relations with Malaysia.

IANS| Updated: Oct 21, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday reiterated India's commitment to work for strengthening and expanding relations with Malaysia.

In a telephonic conversation with Malaysian Prime Minister Dato Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Modi also expressed appreciation for the Malaysian PMO's Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) mechanism for monitoring of flagship projects, the elements of which, he said, he intended to incorporate in Indian systems.

He congratulated Najib for Malaysia's victory in the elections for the membership of 2015-16 term of the UN Security Council, according to an official release here.

Modi also conveyed the sympathy and solidarity of the government and people of India in connection with the tragic incidents involving Malaysian Airlines flights MH-17 and MH-370.

Najib on his part invited Modi to pay a bilateral visit to Malaysia next year.

Modi accepted the invitation and also invited Najib to visit India as per his convenience.

Both prime ministers agreed to meet on the margins of the forthcoming East Asia Summit in Myanmar.