The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Malaysia Amna Baloch has said on Sunday that Malaysia was negotiating with Pakistan for hiring security guards after it had ceased hiring the low-skilled workers from the other nations.
She said that the initial deals between both the nations have already been conducted at the highest level while modalities to form the recruitment process were being worked out.
Earlier, Amna said that Malaysia was recruiting the security guards from Nepal under a deal which now had been revised. She said that it the best time for them to take benefit of this chance and send the low-skilled workforce to Malaysia.
As per a senior official from the Overseas Ministry of Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has given confirmation to the development and has said that Malaysia had a potential of hiring 100,000 to 150,000 Pakistani security guards.
He said that the deal of sending the Pakistani security guards to Malaysia was anticipated to be formed under the upcoming visit of the PM Khan to Kuala Lumpur.
The official said that the government was also in the process of consultation with the authorities of Malaysia for regulating the welfare process of intending emigrants in Malaysia.
An MoU regarding this was also anticipated to be inked during the upcoming visit of the PM to Malaysia.
He also said that the MoU has been drafted and sent to the Law and Justice Ministry for vetting. The workers of Pakistan, after signing of the MoU, would be able to get equal rights as being sent to the Malaysian workers.