ISLAMABAD- The DG ISPR in a press conference today said India should be thankful to Pakistan for our cooperation in defeating Al Qaeda and othter terror outfits. “If Pakistan had not dismantled Al Qaeda, this threat would have have reached India,” he said.
He said that India’s support for instability in Pakistan was not interest of India or the region. “We have tried our best to pave way for restoring peace in our region,” he said.
“It is our desire to make China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a success for the benefits of Pakistan, China and other regional countries,” he said.
“Our second challenge is to discourage elements which are undermine our efforts for the regional peace. The third challenge is to revive the state of econom . The interface of peace and economy should be better.”
“The 2018 has been no different from 2017 as for as ceasefire violations are concerned. Over 940 violations have taken place at the Line of Control in one year,” he said, adding India need to understand that such provocations will disturb security environment in the whole region.
He said Pakistan-India border cooperation has improved ever since Army chief’s visit to Tehran.
The army chief made a visit to Saudi Arabia and held talks with the Kingdom’s leadership.