"We have the green light from the defence ministry," announces Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva.
Malik on Wednesday played his 350th T20.
Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup-winning captain urges Sri Lankan board to send team to Pakistan.
The left-handed batsman had accused Sarfaraz Ahmed's Sindh of being "negative".
The PCB need to sort out their topsy turvy financial position in time for the next PSL.
Kazim Hussain, for the past 13 years, has been ensuring that Pakistan's elite cricketers take in the necessary nourishment.
Imran Khan, Waqar Younis, Fazal Mahmood, Mohammad Amir and five others make the list.