British Army Chief acknowledges Pakistan's efforts against terrorism
Chief of General Staff UK Army General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi today. The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army's achievements in fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region. He said UK greatly appreciates Pakistan's sacrifices in this regard. Matters of mutual interest including strengthening of bilateral security and defence cooperation between the two Armies were discussed during the meeting. Earlier on arrival at GHQ, CGS UK Army, laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented guard of honour to the visiting dignitary. The visiting dignitary will address participants of National Security and War Course later today.
India's controversial role in Afghanistan poses threat to regional stability which is unacceptable to Pakistan.
Pakistan has once again made it clear that any expanded Indian role in Afghanistan will not be in the interest of the region. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad today, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakariya reminded that India is engaged in using the terrorist outfits against Pakistan. He said we have provided credible evidence in this regard. He said Pakistan has always emphasized for an Afghan owned and Afghan led reconciliation process for the resolution of the conflict. Describing yesterday's meeting with the US delegation constructive and fruitful, the spokesperson said both the sides have agreed to remain engaged to address the common challenges. Highlighting the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir, Nafees Zakariya said expeditious resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UNSC resolutions and aspirations of the Kashmiri people are imperative.