Pakistan, UK finalise ‘ground-breaking’ agreement to tackle illegal migration

Adviser to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Inside and Accountability, Shahzad Akbar and the Everlasting Secretary of the UK’s Residence Workplace, Matthew Rycroft finalised negotiations on the UK-Pakistan Readmissions Settlement that will make sure the return of unlawful migrants who haven’t any lawful foundation to stay within the UK.

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Rycroft simply concluded a two-day go to to Pakistan and inked an settlement with the officers to sort out unlawful migration, mentioned the British Excessive Fee Islamabad in an announcement on Friday.

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“It was determined that the settlement shall be introduced to Pakistan’s federal cupboard within the coming weeks with a purpose to be carried out by the tip of the yr, topic to cupboard approval,” the assertion added.

“The bottom-breaking settlement will allow the sharing of prison data between the UK and Pakistani authorities to help efficient regulation enforcement cooperation between the 2 international locations.”

The British Excessive Fee Islamabad mentioned, “The UK is dedicated to working with Pakistan to develop an efficient partnership on migration as a part of a deep and mutually helpful relationship.”

“Rycroft additionally spoke concerning the UK Residence Workplace’s new immigration system that can stage the worldwide enjoying area to these wishing to come back to the UK.”

The British Excessive Fee Islamabad remained assured that Pakistani college students would profit from new graduate routes, offering a wonderful alternative for them to enter into expert roles within the UK job market.

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