ISLAMABAD : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emphasized the need for addressing challenges facing the country before they complicate further.
He was speaking at the concluding session of the three days conference of Pakistani envoys to important capitals and multilateral institutions in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister said there are issues on which Pakistan has concerns and it expects other countries to take care of them.
He said other countries might also have legitimate concerns and we will have to understand them.
The Prime Minister said peaceful solution to outstanding disputes is imperative for durable peace and prosperity in the region.
He said Pakistan desires peace but this should not be misconstrued as our weakness. He said Pakistan believes in the policy of non interference and respect of sovereignty.
Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan is better placed today to attract foreign investment and in this regard our envoys should project the country's positive image abroad to lure more investment.
Regarding relations with China, the Prime Minister said these have strengthened with the passage of time. He said the CPEC will prove to be a game changer and guarantee regional peace and prosperity.