Malaysian ambassador urges for enhancing people to people contact

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ISLAMABAD, 20 Nov -- Persuruhjaya Tinggi Malaysia ke Pakistan, Dr Hasrul Sani Mujtabar semasa mengadakan sidang akhbar bersama media Malaysia mengenai lawatan Timbalan Perdana Menteri Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin ke Persidangan Developing-8 (D-8) ke-8 yang bermula dari 21 hingga 22 November di sini, hari ini. --fotoBERNAMA (2012) HAKCIPTA TERPELIHARA

ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (APP): Amabassador of Malaysia to Pakistan, Dr Hasrul Sani Mujtabar said on Friday that both Pakistan and Malaysia believe in unity, diversity and tolerance as both have historical identity and rich biodiversity of flora and fauna.
Talking to a private news channel, he said that the cultural exchanges programme between Pakistan and Malaysia could greatly help enhance people to
people contacts.
He was wearing the traditional costume of Sabah (a beautiful and
historic state of Malaysia) which represent the message of peace,harmony , and unity which is very unique as there are 13 ethnic groups in Malaysia.
“I felt very happy to be in Pakistan and talked to the people
and they are very hospitable as I have been here for three years
and found this country so unique and exciting.”
He said that Pakistan is a country with huge civilizations such as
Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam.
Replying to a question, he said through cutural exchanges and visits
the friendship between the two countries could be further strengthened.
Talking about students exchange programmes between the two countries,
he said it was encouraging that the number of students have increased from year by year. There are 5000 Pakistani students,lecturers,teachers and professors in Malaysia, he said.