ISLAMABAD – After spending four years abroad, actress Veena Malik arrived here along with Dubai-based businessman Asad Basheer Khan Khattak.
Speaking to journalists at the airport, Veena said that she has returned to Pakistan as ‘a mature girl.’ “I’m so excited being back to Pakistan. Being away from home for so long has only increased my love for my country multifold,” said Veena who tied the nuptial knot last year in Dubai.
Veena said that she’d prefer to work in Pakistan despite steady offers from India. She said that she wanted to work in Pakistan and that her love for the people of Pakistan as well as the country itself had increased during the time spent away from the country. About her husband, the actress said that he'll dedicate his energies for social welfare in Pakistan.
Referring to her retirement from the film industry, her husband stated that there were no restrictions on her from his behalf, adding that Veena herself wanted to retire. Expressing his desire and support for his wife to do social work in Pakistan, Khattak stated that “if she can do something, I would love to be with her.”