KUALA LUMPUR: Seeking a superior life is the reason in excess of 30,000 Malaysians have exceeded their visa in Australia, with some asserting evacuee status, Parliament was told.
“Malaysia positions the most elevated regarding Australian visa applications contrasted with different nations.
“Be that as it may, they are not considered outcasts.
“Some do this (asserting exile status) out of close to home reasons in looking for better administrations or life in Australia or somewhere else,” Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya said when responding to a valuable question raised by Datuk Mohd Salim Mohd Sharif (BN-Jempol) in the Dewan Rakyat Tuesday (Nov 5).
Mohd Salim guaranteed that Australian High Commissioner to Malaysia, Andrew Goledzinowski, had as of late uncovered that around 33,000 Malaysians had exceeded their 90-day visas, with some asserting outcast status.
“He (Goledzinowski) likewise said the Australian government had gotten 4,973 applications for security visas from Malaysians between July 2018 and April this year,” included Mohd Salim.
Marzuki said Wisma Putra was working intimately with their Australian partners to screen Malaysians looking for displaced person status or assurance visas.
“Australian specialists have now positioned their migration officials here to look at visa applications by Malaysians before they travel to Australia,” he included.
To an inquiry by Arthur Joseph Kurup (PBRS-Pensiangan), Marzuki prompted Malaysians to check with the pertinent specialists before taking up abroad employment propositions.
He said this was to counteract Malaysians, especially adolescents, being hoodwinked and winding up as unlawful foreigners abroad.
He likewise exhorted Malaysians looking to venture out abroad not to mishandle neighborhood and outside migration laws to over remain.
He said such activities made it harder for Malaysians trying to study, work or remain abroad.