In an unprecedented move, Pakistan and Malaysia move towards Visa abolition between two states
KUALA LUMPUR – In an unprecedented move Pakistan and Malaysia move towards Visa abolition between the two brotherly countries.
Both states on Friday signed an agreement on the partial abolition of visa for travel between the two countries amid Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit.
In a statement, the Malaysian foreign ministry said the two Prime Ministers Mahathir Muhammad and Imran Khan witnessed the signing ceremony after talks in Kuala Lumpur.
“FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Malaysian Home Minister Tan Sri Dato Haji Muhyiddin signed the MoU on Partial Abolition on Visa Requirement, in the presence of PM Imran Khan and Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad,” Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted. [image: Embedded video] link
FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi and #Malaysian link Home Minister Tan Sri Dato Haji Muhyiddin signed the MoU on Partial Abolition on Visa Requirement, in the presence of PM Imran Khan @PakPMO link and Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad @chedetofficial link. @MalaysiaMFA link 380 link 11:28 AM - Nov 21, 2018 link
Further details about the visa requirement are yet to be known.
Earlier, the two countries agreed to further strengthen cooperation in diverse fields and said both sides will highlight new areas for future collaboration.
Pakistan prime minister and his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad held a joint press conference in Putrajaya, vowing to boost bilateral ties and cooperation in various fields.