President U Thein Sein met with Prime Minister of Malaysia Mr Najib Razak at the latter’s office in Putrajaya on Friday morning.
They discussed a range of issues including Myanmar migrant workers in Malaysia, visa exemptions between the two countries, investment and trade, and human resources development.
Also on the agenda was aviation, promotion of hotels and tourism, as well as cooperation in the banking, education and energy sectors.
The two sides will later this year hold the first meeting of a joint commission on economics, science and technology, following its establishment at the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in January 2014.
Malaysia is the seventh-largest foreign investor in Myanmar, having invested US $1.6 billion in 50 businesses in the country. Trade volume between the two countries reached US $861.97 million this year, an increase of 46.16 percent from last year.
Government employees have been sent to Malaysia for short-term courses and human resources development under the Malaysia Technical Cooperation Programme since 2000, with expansion of the programme discussed during the meeting.
Afterwards, the president and wife arrived at the residence of the Myanmar ambassador in Malaysia and met with staff, families and students studying there. The president presented stipends for Myanmar students in Malaysia.
Daw Khin Khin Win, Wife of President U TheinSein, visited the handicraft museum in Kuala Lumpur on Friday morning.
The president and party arrived backed in Yangon at 4.20 pm in the afternoon.
The president was welcomed back at Yangon International Airport by Union ministers U Nyan Tun Aung, Dr Daw Khin San Yi, Dr Than Aung, U Kyaw Lwin and U Than Htay, Chief Minister of Yangon Region U Myint Swe, the commander of Yangon Command and officials.
Union Ministers U Wunna Maung Lwin, U Tin Naing Thein, U Zeyar Aung, U Aye Myint, U Htay Aung, U Ye Htut and officials accompanied the president on the trip.