Pakistan diplomat calls on MoHA

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

THE deputy high commissioner of Pakistan recently paid a courtesy call to the Ministry of Home Affairs to discuss the welfare of Pakistanis employed in Brunei.

The ministry’s permanent secretary, Hj Mohd Abdoh Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Salam, received the diplomat, Ahmed Ali Sirohey, who expressed hopes that the situation for Pakistanis engaged in various sectors of Brunei’s economy will improve.

Both sides agreed to continue liaising with one another with the permanent secretary stating that a ‘constructive approach’ will benefit both countries to which the deputy high commissioner responded that the mission will provide cooperation to its fullest in order to cement bilateral ties.

According to a statement issued by the high commission, there are currently 1,700 Pakistani nationals living in Brunei where 108 of them are engaged in retail, wholesale and manufacturing businesses.

The Brunei Times