NAYPYITAW: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said here today that Beijing was prepared to help find a peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis.
He stated this following meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, President Htin Kyaw and Military Chief Min Aung Hlaing here today.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi maintained that the international community must help fight poverty and promote development in Rakhine. Earlier on Saturday he met his counterpart in Dhaka.
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(VIDEO AND TEXT) Malaysian DG Tourism tells 58000 Pakistanis visited Malaysia in 2017!
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KARACHI: Malaysian Consulate in Karachi was the venue where Director General of Tourism Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab spoke to the journalists about his country’s participation in Pakistan Travel Mart (24-26 November).
He told that tourism was contributing US$20b towards Malaysian Economy per annum.
Speaking about connectivity between two countries the DG told that PIA and Malindo Air offered nine weekly flights.
He said that upcoming launch of Malindo Air’s Karachi-Kuala Lumpur route as well as the e-visa system implementation would further facilitate travel to Malaysia.
Informing that 58000 Pakistanis traveled to Malaysia so far this year, the Director General said with the Pakistani travel industry’s support and cooperation Malaysia would become preferred destination of choice for the people of Pakistan.
Emphasizing on the prevailing peace in Malaysia he said that nobody carried weapons over there.
He said that for Pakistani Muslim tourists food was no problem as all the outlets offered halal food.
Pointing out that Malaysia was the best shopping destination in the region he informed that even Singaporeans go to Malaysia for shopping.
DG said that MICE tourism was on the rise in Malaysia as even the smallest hotel there offered huge facilities for meetings, conferences and events.
Commenting on various entertainment opportunities for families he told about various present and upcoming theme parks including Lego and Fox studios.Earlier, the Consul General of Malaysia, commenting on the longstanding Pakistan-Malaysia bilateral relations, said that participation in the Pakistan Travel Mart would contribute towards strengthening people-to-people relationship.
Consul General said that Pakistan travel and tourism industry would also benefit from it.
Court frames charge against Japanese Serial-Twitter-killer!
TOKYO: Charge has been framed against ‘Twitter Killer’ Takahiro Shiraishi 27, accused of killing and dismembering people he met via social media, here today.
This indictment was apropos killing of Aiko Tamura 23, first out of nine counts of murders (of one man and eight women) Shiraishi had admitted.
According to details on his profile, he was called ‘hanging-pro’ and claimed he wanted to help suicidal people die.
He had snared those twitter users (mostly 15-26-year-old girls) who wanted to commit suicide using hashtags that indicated they were suicidal or depressed.
Takahiro Shiraishi used to call his victims to his apartment in order to help them with their suicide bid.
There he used to kill them and cut up their bodies. Police found heads, limbs and bones when they searched his apartment near Tokyo.
Suu Kyi visits conflict-wracked Rakhine for the first time
SITTWE: Yielding to the augmenting global pressure Aung San Suu Kyi has visited the conflict-wracked northern Rakhine yesterday (on Thursday 2nd day of November).
Though she had visited places like Maungdaw and Buthidaung in northern Rakhine, it has not been confirmed whether she met any of the hundreds of Rohingya villages burnt to ashes by Myanmar Army and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists.
Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi, who leads Myanmar’s pro-democracy party, has been tremendously criticized internationally for not speaking-up in defense of the Rohingya Muslims.
Meanwhile, Rex Tillerson had said that he would visit Myanmar for talks next week.
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