LONDON: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that terrorism is being thrust upon on Pakistan from outside saying that in his meeting with Indian counterpart, Manmohan Singh, he informed him about Pakistan’s concerns and raised the issue of Blochistan.
He said the government would unveil secret hands involved in terrorism.
Talking to media upon arrival in London from New York, Nawaz Sharif said the government would frame a strategy about dialogue with Taliban after his return to Pakistan. He said there is no way without peace between Pakistan and India adding that it is the demand of wisdom that talks should be done on the table and should establish peace in the region for the resolution of issues.
He disowned the statement attributed towards him that he called Manmohan a village woman. Replying to a question regarding Indian Prime Minister’s statement in which he declared Pakistan as centre of terrorism, Nawaz Sharif said that he raised these matters with Indian Prime Minister as to who is behind terrorism when Taliban didn’t claim responsibility of Peshawar blast.
He said many people were killed and still many others injured in the Peshawar blast and the Taliban said they were not involved in blast. If it is the case, then who people are involved in this attack, adding that we should try to reach these hidden hands.
He said Pakistan has security concerns. Nawaz said he discussed all the issues with Manmohan Singh and asked him to find out resolution of issues through talks. He said there are precedents in the world that a way of discussion was sorted out for resolution of the most difficult issues.
Nawaz said he is unaware of Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khursheed’s accusations against him. Nawaz said he presented Pakistan’s viewpoint in principle in the United Nations. Nawaz said he would take up matter of drone strikes before President Barrack Obama during proposed meeting in the next month. Nawaz Sharif said that the terrorism is not only the problem of Pakistan but it is problem of many countries. He said that there are a lot of poor people in Pakistan and India and we should have to work for their betterment.
Nawaz Sharif said terrorism is being enforced on Pakistan from outside. He said his meeting with Indian premier proved beneficial and discussed the issues of water, Blochistan, Sarkaraik, Siachin, occupied Kashmir and other issues openly.
Nawaz Sharif will return back in Pakistan after staying one day in London. It is also expected that Nawaz Sharif will hold meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron.