Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday reiterated that Pakistan was fully committed to eliminate menace of terrorism from its soil and would never allow use of its territory against any country, including Afghanistan. David Cameron termed Pakistan’s enemy as his foe.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was talking to his British counterpart David Cameron in meeting in London on Wednesday. Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan gave sacrifices in war against terrorism, saying that Pakistan wants cooperation of UK for prosperity and stability in the region.
Nawaz Sharif discussed bilateral relations and regional issues with his British counterpart.
Prime Minister said that Pakistan would not allow its soil to be used against any country. The Prime Minister said Britain’s support is important for stability and prosperity of the region.
David Cameron said that Pakistan’s progress is in the best interest of the entire world. He said every possible support will be extended for elimination of terrorism from Pakistan.
British Prime Minister said his country would enhance cooperation with Pakistan in difference fields including trade and energy.
During the meeting, the two leaders discussed bilateral relations and important regional and international issues.
British Prime Minister, David Cameron described Pakistan’s enemy as his enemy and that Pakistan’s progress is in the interest of the world.
David Cameron warmly welcomed Nawaz Sharif and reiterated UK’s all out support to Pakistan in its pursuit to strengthen economy and achieving socio economic development.
PM Nawaz Sharif reiterated that Pakistan was fully committed to eliminate the menace of terrorism from its soil and would never allow use of its territory against any country including Afghanistan.
Nawaz Sharif recalled the visit of British Premier to Pakistan last year and said he was here to reciprocate the sentiments expressed by David Cameron for Pakistan during his visit.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan had suffered a lot due to the menace of terrorism and extremism and was determined to tackle it which was also a part of its national policy formulated recently.
He also appreciated the continued support and assistance by the DFID UK to the country and said the people of Pakistan were grateful to such support for development.
David Cameron backed the Pakistani government’s efforts in combating terrorism and extremism. During the meeting the two sides discussed the current level of bilateral ties in various areas including trade and economy and renewed their commitment to further strengthen these relations.
Earlier, on his arrival at the 10-Downing Street, David Cameron welcomed the Prime Minister.