President Mamnoon Hussain says CASA-1000 project will be a milestone in boosting relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan. 

He was talking to Tajikistan Parliamentary delegation headed by Chairman Majlisi Namoyandagon of Tajikistan Zuhurov Shukurjon in Islamabad today.

He said Pakistan is looking forward to the opening ceremony of the CASA-1000 project in May 2016.

He stressed that peace in Afghanistan is necessary for peace, security and stability in Pakistan and the region.

He said that Pakistan is sincerely pursuing the vision of a peaceful neighbourhood and desires to have friendly relations with all its neighbours, including India. He emphasized that resolution of the Kashmir issue is essential for improvement in ties with India.

Talking to a delegation of International Federation of Red Cross in Islamabad today, President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan has suffered heavily due to the conflict in Afghanistan.

He said rehabilitation activities on large scale are needed to improve the situation in the country.

The President admired the humanitarian work of IFRC and Pakistan Red Crescent Society in the service of the needy.

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