Pak ready to work with US for achieving peace and security in region: Ahsan

Thursday 12 October 2017 2 weeks ago 46   Islamabad   Print

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Report  Web Desk : ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has reaffirmed Pakistan’s readiness to work with the United States as a partner for achieving peace and security in the region. He was addressing a gathering of students, academicians, think tank analysts, and media persons in Washington. He said Pakistan desires a broader and comprehensive partnership with the United States, beyond security and particularly in the education sector. Ahsan Iqbal said implementation of the National Action Plan in conjunction with the sweeping counter-terrorism operations and sacrifices rendered by security forces and people have improved security situation in Pakistan. He said that Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan and will support any effort for political reconciliation in Afghanistan, which is the only path towards obtaining lasting peace in the region. (01)