Pakistan is committed to peace and stability in Afghanistan- Pak-US relations span over decades and have withstood test of times
Prime Minister emphasized the importance of engagement between Pakistan and the United States to pursue common objectives and issues of mutual interest
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has emphasized the importance of engagement between Pakistan and the United States to pursue common objectives and issues of mutual interest. He was talking to US Ambassador David Hale in Islamabad today. It was agreed that the decades long relations between Pakistan and the US should be further strengthened through multifaceted engagement. Meanwhile, in his meeting with the Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, the Prime Minister highlighted Pakistan’s commitment for peace and stability in the region and particularly in Afghanistan .
Analysts live on Phone:
Dr. Sarfaraz Ahmad: (IR Expert)
It is important for all regional countries to contribute in war against terror. Pakistan has made serious efforts to eradicate the menace of terrorism from its soil. US should cooperate with Pakistan to diminish the safe havens of terrorists in Afghanistan .
Mushtaq Ahmad Mehar: (Former Ambassador)
Pakistan has played a pivotal role in war against terrorism and world must acknowledge the sacrifices. US along with its allies have failed to bring peace in Afghanistan . Now US is blaming Pakistan for face saving. Pakistan 's strategic importance cannot be denied.
Four people killed in a US drone attack in Kurram Agency along the Pak-Afghan border this afternoon
A suspected U.S. drone strike on Friday killed three militants in one of Pakistan’s federally administered areas near its border with Afghanistan , a senior regional official said.
Host: Ali Naseer
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