PM: Malaysia will not tolerate any form of human trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed his concern on the plight of the migrants in the region, including those who have already reached the country’s shores. In a statement issued today, Najib said the Foreign Affairs ministry and the National Security Council were taking the measures to deal with the crisis. “This is an issue of international and regional importance. We are in contact with all relevant parties, with whom we share the desire to find a solution to this crisis. “Malaysia does not and will not tolerate any form of human trafficking. Anyone found to be perpetrating this injustice and contravening our laws will be held accountable,” he said. Last Sunday, 1,158 migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar landed in Langkawi. The migrants were of 993 men, 104 women and 61 children, comprising 486 members of the Rohingya community from Myanmar and 672 Bangladesh nationals Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak
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