ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday arrived in Malaysia on a two-day official visit.
He was welcomed by Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki bin Yahya and senior minister Dr Muhammad bin Rafique at the Kuala Lumpur airport.
The premier was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Minister for Finance Asad Umar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, and Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, said a statement issued by the PM office.
Prime Minister Imran Khan reaches Malaysia for a two day visit.— PTI (@PTIofficial) November 20, 2018
PM Imran Khan will meet Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohammad to discuss bilateral relations and cooperation as well as identify new areas for future collaboration. #PMIKinMalaysia 🇲🇾 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/iaYxxbP73v
According to the Foreign Office, it would be the first state visit by any foreign leader since Dr Mahathir Mohamad assumed office in May.
During the visit, the two prime ministers will have a one-on-one meeting, followed by delegation-level talks.
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Prime Minister Khan's visit would provide an opportunity to further cement the existing friendly and cordial bilateral relations by enhancing economic, trade and commercial ties for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
"Pakistan and Malaysia enjoy warm brotherly relations founded in mutual respect friendship and understanding reinforced by strong cultural and religious affinities," the Foreign Office earlier said in a press release.
Prime Minister Imran Khan reaches Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a two day visit. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar and PM’s Advisor on Commerce & Investment Abdul Razak Dawood are also accompanying the PM. #PMIKinMalaysia 🇲🇾🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/LbciZFUJQ5— PTI (@PTIofficial) November 20, 2018
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