India, Malaysia review political and defence relations
India and Malaysia have reviewed their bilateral relations in many aspects, including their political and defence ties.
New Delhi: India and Malaysia have reviewed their bilateral relations in many aspects, including their political and defence ties.
Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (East) Anil Wadhwa, who is currently on a three-day official visit of Malaysia, met the Deputy Foreign Minister of the federal constitutional monarchy, Dato` Hamzah Zainudin, with the two dignitaries reviewing the forthcoming Joint Commission Meeting, political and defence relations, health and education, and so on.
During their meeting, Zainudin conveyed Malaysia`s readiness to expand the scope and depth of bilateral relations between the two countries.
The Secretary (East) also met his counterpart, Dato` Ramlan Ibrahim, with the two holding detailed discussions on India-Malaysia bilateral matters and follow-up to the Foreign Office Consultations between the two countries held earlier in January.
Wadwa further addressed a gathering of CEOs of major Malaysian companies, think-tanks, and academicians and exchanged views on a range of bilateral as well as ASEAN-related issues, as well as speaking on India`s `Act East` policy.
During his trip, Wadhwa also called on Malaysia Natural Resources and Environment and Malaysian Indian Congress president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.
Wadhwa is in Malaysia in connection with the Festival of India in Malaysia 2015.