Pakistan Tajikistan vow to collectively fight terrorism

Pakistan Tajikistan vow to collectively fight terrorism

Pakistan-Afghanistan- Tajikistan have expressed their firm resolve to fight terrorism and extremism through strong interaction.

The resolve was expressed at a meeting of leaders of the three countries held in Pugus palace near Dushanbe in Tajikistan on Thursday.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, and Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani recognized the importance of strengthening trilateral as well as multilateral cooperation in fight against extremism, terrorism, drug trafficking and other organized crimes.  

During the meeting Pakistan and Tajikistan acknowledged that a stable Afghanistan is a factor for further integration of the region's countries.

Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Advisor to Prime Minister Sartaj Aziz and Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan also attended Meeting.