ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday left for Kuala Lumpur on a two-day visit to Malaysia.
He is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar and Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood.
During the visit, the two prime ministers would have tete-a-tete, followed by delegation-level talks.
They will witness signing of important agreements and MoUs, and have joint press stakeout.
PM Imran Khan will also address a think-tank event organized by the Institute of Strategic and International Studies of Malaysia.
During his various interactions, the prime minister will share his vision about Pakistan and underline Pakistan’s positive contribution to regional and international peace and security.
Imran Khan will also highlight the dire human rights and humanitarian situation in occupied Kashmir, emphasize the importance of averting risks to regional peace and stability posed by Indian belligerence, and underscore the importance of peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute.
On Dec 31 last year, a special plane of Pakistan Internationals Airlines, carrying 113 Pakistani citizens left in Malaysian jails, reached Islamabad.
The detainees were brought back as part of the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis’ initiative.
In a statement, Overseas Pakistani Special Assistant Zulfiqar Bukhari said that Pakistani overseas welfare was the top priority of the incumbent government.
Pakistani citizens thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan and PIA administration prior to their departure at KL airport.
The Malaysian government announced the ‘Back4good‘ amnesty scheme that became functional on August 1, 2019 to voluntarily repatriate illegal immigrants to their respective countries without being subjected to imprisonment or fines, and blacklisting until December 31.