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A total of 47 Malaysian students have landed safely at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) after they were brought back from Pekanbaru at the Riau province in Indonesia.
The Fire and Rescue Department is ready to assist in putting out the forest fires in Indonesia, which is also the main cause of cross borders haze which is choking Malaysia now.
Malaysia is not pointing fingers at Indonesia over the current haze problems, instead the country is offering some forms of assistance in tackling the forest fires in several provinces in the republic.
Indonesian authorities say they have regained control after protesters set fire to a local parliament building in the eastern province of West Papua.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo will hold a two-day official visit to Kuala Lumpur starting today which is expected to further strengthen the already close bilateral relations between Malaysia and Indonesia.
More than 6,000 firefighters, assisted by the police and military, are battling fires that have ravaged over 42,000 hectares of forest and plantations in Indonesia
Joko Widodo has been re-elected as Indonesia's president after last month's vote, beating former general Prabowo Subianto.