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Pakistan, Malaysia signed Extradition Treaty in Putrajaya


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

04th Feb, 2020. 01:49 pm
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Extradition Treaty

Pakistan and Malaysia on Tuesday inked an Extradition Treaty, signed by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Malaysia’s law minister.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohammed witnessed the ceremony at the PM Office in Putrajaya when Qureshi and Malaysia’s Law Minister Liew Vui Keong inked the Extradition Treaty.

Malaysian premier Mahathir at a joint press conference alongside with PM Khan said the Treaty has “reinforced positive momentum in bilateral relations by enhancing security and transnational crime cooperation.”

“Any criminal, may it a terrorist or an ordinary criminal, having committed crime in Malaysia and trying to hide in other country with which we have extradition, will not be able to get refuge,” he added.

Prime Minister Imran Khan termed the extradition treaty an important milestone in cooperation with Malaysian in law enforcement sector.

He mentioned that a wanted Pakistani criminal involved in a number of murders extradited from Malaysia even before the signing of this agreement.

The premier also said that he decided against to attend recent summit in Kuala Lumpur as one of Pakistan’s close ally thought that the summit will create division in the Muslim world.

“I feel sorry for not becoming part of the moot”, said PM Imran.

Earlier in a day, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday reaffirmed his government’s resolve to develop Pakistan as a true Islamic welfare state.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the state of Madina was role model for World.

He addressed scholars at the Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today.

PM Imran Khan said that his vision for Pakistan is the same as the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Iqbal.

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