*ISLAMABAD - Pakistan civil and military huddle has taken important decisions over the national security matters.*
*The important meeting was held ahead of crucial visits of top officials to Kabul and Riyadh.*
*Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the high-level meeting with top civil-military brass in presence.*
*Security situation of the country was reviewed.*
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt General Naveed Mukhtar, secretary foreign ministry and other high officials were also present.
Sources privy to the meeting said PM Imran stated that Pakistan wished for peace, stability and development in the region.
“However, sovereignty and autonomy of Pakistan will be on first priority and the bilateral ties will not be made at the cost of any damage to the interests of Pakistan,” he said.
The Prime Minister House spokesperson said different points of agenda about the foreign minister’s upcoming one-day visit to Kabul were discussed and consensus was evolved on Pakistan’s desire for friendly relations with all the neighboring countries on equal basis.
“Stability and peace in Afghanistan is guarantor of peace in Pakistan and we are ready for cooperation in this regard,” the meeting decided.
The top forum also reviewed recent visits of ministers from China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States and exchanged views on ties with the countries.
The meeting also discussed relations with India.