KAULA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Prime Minister Imran Khan has regretted that India threatened Malaysia for supporting the Kashmir cause and cut their palm oil exports from the Country, and said that Pakistan will do its best to compensate for that by importing the Malaysian palm oil.
While addressing a joint news conference along with his Malaysian Counterpart Mahathir Mohamad following bilateral talks at Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya on Tuesday, Imran Khan thanked the Malaysian prime minister for standing by Pakistan on Kashmir dispute and speaking against the injustices being perpetrated by Indian forces in occupied Jammu & Kashmir.
One-on-one meeting of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Prime Minister of Malaysia YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad starts at PM Office Putrajaya. #PMImranKhan #Malaysia pic.twitter.com/u37tZcrEZJ
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Imran Khan said that unfortunately, a very radical and extremist government has taken over India which has put the Kashmiri people in an open prison.
Will attend next Kuala Lumpur Summit, says Imran Khan
The prime minister said that he would like to attend the next Kuala Lumpur Summit, adding that this will not affect Pakistan’s relationship with other Muslim Countries. He said that the forum will help promote unity amongst the Muslim Ummah.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that it is important for the Muslim Countries to educate the western world and non-Muslim Countries about the true teachings of Islam. He said that we are working on a joint media that not only projects the positive image of Islam and fight Islamophobia but also educate the young Muslim generation about Islam.
Furthermore, he said that given the close affinity between the peoples of both the Countries, there is a great scope of further improving trade and economic relations between Pakistan and Malaysia. He said that the idea is to develop a much closer relationship and also doing joint ventures in the defense sector.
In his remarks, the Malaysian prime minister said that Pakistan and Malaysia have multifaceted relations and this visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan reflects the commitment to further promote these relations. He said that we have set a stage for a new phase in the relationship saying his country will continue to foster and deepen relations with Pakistan.
Mahathir Mohamad said that we also discussed the current situation in Muslim Ummah including Palestine. He said that we have agreed to increase the collaborative efforts to uphold the true values of Islam and promote the solidarity of Muslim Ummah.