WASHINGTON - Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif says Pakistan and United States need to actively work to achieve common objective of durable peace in the region.
He stated this while addressing at the US Institute of Peace in Washington Thursday.
Khawaja Asif said the menace of global terrorism has claimed hundreds of thousands of human lives. Pakistan wishes to build partnership for a secure and prosperous future and to defeat the forces of disarray.
He said Pakistan considers itself as the long standing friend of the United States and friends need to revitalize and refresh their friendship from time to time. Our relationships are underpinned by certain shared values.
The foreign minister said achieving peace and security in Afghanistan is critical for lasting peace in the region.