India, Malaysia have built thriving economic ties: Modi

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New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that India and Malaysia have built thriving economic partnership in the last 60 years and expressed hope that the two countries can do much more in areas like infrastructure.

“We have built a thriving economic partnership. Infrastructure has been an area of fruitful partnership between us but we can do much more,” Modi said in his remarks after signing of seven agreements between the two countries in the presence of his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak.

Prime Minister Modi said that Razak’s visit to India has come at a time when both countries are celebrating 60 years of their diplomatic relations.

Modi also said that educational exchanges between India and Malaysia are strong promoters of people-to-people contacts.

“We are also converging efforts aimed at food security that are linked to well-being of our farmers,” Modi said.

–IANS

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