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Malaysian PM arrives on five-day visit

delhi Updated: Jan 20, 2010 00:46 IST
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak arrived in New Delhi tonight on a five-day visit during which the two sides are expected to sign an Extradition Treaty along with some other pacts.

Razak, accompanied by a large high-level delegation, was received by Minister of State for Railways E Ahamed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

He will hold talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh tomorrow on a wide range of issues. The two sides will explore ways to step up bilateral ties in various areas, particularly trade and investment.

A number of agreements in the field of culture and tourism are expected to be signed. The two countries are also working on Extradition Treaty with a hope of signing it during the visit.

The visiting dignitary will meet President Pratibha Patil and other leaders including UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Malaysia has about two million Indians and growing trade and IT ties with New Delhi