Pakistan and Malaysia have signed a deal on Monday to partially end visa requirement for travelling between the two nations. This deal was made in mid of the Prime Minister—Imran Khan’s visit to Malaysia.
As per a statement of the Malaysian foreign ministry, the two prime ministers Imran Khan and Mahathir Muhammad witnessed the signing ceremony after talks in Kuala Lumpur.
On Tuesday Imran Khan reached Kuala Lumpur on a 2-day official visit to Malaysia.
The red carpet was laid by the Malaysian authorities for welcoming Pakistan’s prime minister as he reached the capital city of Malaysia with the foreign minister—Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the finance minister—Asad Umar, the Adviser on Commerce—Abdul Razak Dawood and the information minister—Fawad Chaudhry.
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Earlier both the prime ministers held a joint press conference in Putrajaya, promising to boost the bilateral relations and cooperation in many fields.
Imran Khan on the occasion said that he believes that both nations are undergoing the same challenges in terms of corruption and debts.
He further said that his reason for visiting Malaysia is out of admiration for the PM Mahathir.
He added regarding the Malaysian prime minister that he transformed his country and that Pakistan is following the progress of Malaysia ever since he has taken the office.
Imran Khan also said that he wants to learn from the experience of the Malaysian prime minister that how be worked and transformed the country’s economy and developed it.
He also invited the PM Mahathir to pay a visit to Pakistan as a chief guest on the Pakistan Day occasion on the 23rd of March 2019.