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Malaysian PM calls up Modi to felicitate him on poll victory

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi continues to receive felicitations over the recent poll of the BJP, with his Malaysian counterpart Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak calling him up today to congratulate him.

"I spoke to PM @narendramodi to congratulate him on his victory in several states elections. Looking forward to my visit to India," Razak tweeted.

"Thank you, Prime Minister. We look forward to welcoming you to India," Modi responded.

Razak, who is expected to visit in a few weeks, joined some other foreign leaders who have called up Modi to felicitate him on the BJP's win in in assembly polls.

Earlier, French President Francois Hollande, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Crown Prince of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Dhabi and former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper had called up Modi to congratulate him.

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 22:07 IST