Pakistan has played vital role in war against terrorism: Top British Minister


ISLAMABAD - British Minister for State for Asia and Pacific, Mark Field has appreciated Pakistan's contribution to the fight against terrorism and the cooperation extended to the UK in this regard.

He expressed these views while meeting Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Welcoming the visiting Minister of State, the Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction over the positive trajectory of bilateral relations and level of cooperation between the two countries. 

The Foreign Minister conveyed gratitude to the UK government for jointly celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the independence of Pakistan and establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

He also highlighted Pakistan's position on important regional and international issues, including the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the Afghan peace process.

The visiting Minister of State expressed his government's desire to intensify cooperation with Pakistan in different fields.

He briefed the Foreign Minister on the Mayor of London's visit to Pakistan, along with a business delegation in early December 2017 to intensify trade and commercial relations.

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