Mr Putin said during the meeting that Russian-Malaysian relations were developing at a good pace. He stressed the great significance of essential documents to be signed in addition to the negotiations.
Mr Putin pointed out the fine prospects for cooperation in the technology sphere.
Of no less importance was cooperation in the social sphere, in particular, the training of medical and other specialists. Education provided a sound basis for developing bilateral contacts and helped the two nations to better understand one another, he stressed.
The King of Malaysia, in turn, mentioned the more than 400 Malaysians currently studying in Russia.