Pakistan wants peace, stability in Afghanistan: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan wants peace, stability in Afghanistan: Sartaj Aziz
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Says Pakistan has always endeavored to remain engaged in all initiatives and forums for promoting peace in Afghanistan .

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz says Pakistan wants peace and stability in Afghanistan as it is directly linked to security in Pakistan .

 

He said this while talking to British Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Owen Jenkins who called on him in Islamabad.

 

The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission informed him about government’s concerted efforts to bring peace and stability in Afghanistan .

 

Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan has always endeavored to remain engaged and constructively participate in all initiatives and forums for promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan .

 

Sartaj Aziz said the improved security and peace conditions have paved the way for local and foreign investors.

 

The Deputy Chairman Planning Commission said the CPEC would enable Pakistan to overcome energy crisis.

 

He said the construction of the new roads and new rail links will improve communication not only within Pakistan but for the whole region paving way for inter and intra-regional trade.

 

Owen Jenkins said UK appreciates Pakistan’s efforts for maintaining peace with Afghanistan and in the region.

 

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