KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his United Kingdom counterpart David Cameron both strode in cheerful mood and sporting matching dark suits for an official dinner after undergoing tight schedules during the day.
The closed-door dinner was hosted by Najib in honouring Cameron’s one-day working visit to the country as part of his four-nation visit to Southeast Asia.
Also present were Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar, Chief Secretary to the Government Dr Tan Sri Ali Hamsa and members of the business and diplomatic community.
Earlier, the prime ministers held a bilateral meeting touching on trade and investment, education and defence as well as cooperation within the framework of the Commonwealth and the United Nations.
The Foreign Ministry in a statement yesterday said Cameron would be the first British Prime Minister to visit Malaysia in two successive terms.
His previous visit was in April 2012.
Cameron was accompanied by Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid; Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Lord Francis Maude; Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise, Anna Soubry; Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Philip Dunne and a 30-member business delegation.