KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and China have agreed to set up a
working group on immigration cooperation, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Lee
He said this in a statement issued by Wisma Putra, following his meeting
with China''s Vice-Minister of Public Security, Meng Hongwei, in Beijing today.
Lee is currently on a four-day visit to China at the invitation of the
Chinese Government aimed at further strengthening the good relations between
both countries concerning security matters.
The working group will focus on related immigration matters, including
addressing the issues of illegal immigrants and visa abuses leading to vice
activities, and facilitating genuine travellers.
The first meeting of the working group will be tentatively held in Malaysia
within this year.
SHY SHY GR