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by zuhrin azam ahmad
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (right) shakes hands with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Putrajaya on Friday.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Turkey will sign a free-trade agreement (FTA) in April, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.
The Prime Minister said this was agreed by his Turkey counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a bilateral meeting Friday.
The meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office here.
Najib said the signing would be held in Istanbul during his visit to Turkey.
He also said both countries were looking into abolishing the visa requirement between the two nations.
"The draft of the agreement is being worked out by the relevant ministries and agencies," he said in a joint press conference after the bilateral meeting.
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