He won a majority in the Malaysian Parliament as it emerged victorious in 122 out of 222 seats, which was enough for him to form the government.
India and Malaysia have deep historical and cultural relations, dating back to ancient times. Malaysia is home to a strong concentration of Indian immigrants. They form at least 7 percent of Malaysia's population.
Prime Minister Mohamad, who is the incumbent and longest serving Prime Minister of Malaysia has Indian ancestry.
On the trade front, the bilateral trade volume between the two countries currently stands at USD 10.5 billion in 2017 and is poised to reach USD 25 billion by 2020.
After the meeting, Prime Minister Modi will proceed for Singapore, where he will be residing at Hotel Fullerton.
Following the exhibitions, the Prime Minister will attend a business and community event.
Later, Prime Minister Modi will have a business round-table conference with CEOs for dinner.
"The Government of India attaches high importance to its relations with the ASEAN region and is committed to deepening its relationship with individual ASEAN member states, within the framework of Government's Act East Policy. The visit would enable the Leaders to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest," the MEA said in a statement.
Prime Minister Modi is currently on a three-nation tour to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
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