Pakistan, Malasiya signed three agreements: FM Qureshi

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

04th Feb, 2020. 12:54 pm
Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the prime ministers of Pakistan and Malaysia have discussed ways to convert the close mutual ties into bilateral economic strategic partnership.

In an interview, the minister said the two sides have exchanged views to enhance bilateral cooperation in various sectors.

The sectors include trade, investment, tourism, engineering, and defence.

He said the two countries have also signed three agreements during the Prime Minister’s ongoing visit to Malaysia.

They include extradition treaty for extradition of criminals and fugitives between the two countries.

Social protection agreement to provide social reliefs to the Pakistani labor class in Malaysia.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan’s remittances from Malaysia increased by thirty five percent during 2018-19.

About 1.55 billion dollars transferred to Pakistan.

He said the two sides also exchanged views about the recently held Kuala Lumpur Summit.

The Prime Minister emphasized that Pakistan does not want to divide the Muslim countries but rather wants promotion of economic cooperation among them.

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