Malaysia and Indonesia to start phased travel corridor

Passengers wearing protective masks carry their luggage at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, amid the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Tangerang near Jakarta, Indonesia on May 12,2021.
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Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to introduce a travel corridor between them on a gradual basis, starting with key areas like capital cities and the holiday island of Bali, the two countries’ leaders said on Wednesday (Nov 10).

Speaking in Indonesia on his first official visit overseas, Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob also said Malaysia would grant an amnesty to Indonesian migrants working in the country on expired permits. 

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