Published On: Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Improved relations with India top priority: Sartaj

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ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the prime minister on national security Sartaj Aziz has said the government is engaged in devising a comprehensive national security policy to ensure friendly relations with neighbouring countries.

Addressing a seminar on national security here on Thursday, he said there is no favourite of Pakistan in Afghanistan.

He said the government will review Pakistan’s relations with the United States after the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan.

Sartaj Aziz said uncertain situation in Afghanistan is a great challenge but Pakistan is committed to work sincerely for bringing peace in that country which is vital for overall progress of the region.

He said the government gives top priority to improve its relations with India and positive developments took place in this regard during the last few months as a result of efforts made by the incumbent government.

Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan is now focusing on foreign policy based on promoting trade and economic relations with other countries. He said under this policy the government is working round the clock to promote trade relations with European Union‚ Middle East and Russia.
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