Pakistan vows to pursue peace with India, Afghanistan

Islamabad – Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan’s newly appointed Foreign Minister, has expressed his intent to review country’s foreign policy to extend the mission of peace with neighboring India and Afghanistan.

New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan's foreign policy will be revised keeping in mind the country's national interest as the topmost priority while bringing perceptible change in the lives of common people through economic diplomacy, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan's newly appointed Foreign Minister said during a press conference.

‚Äč"Some forces have been trying to isolate the country but it will not happen now," Shah Mahmood Qureshi said.

On the question of resuming formal dialogue with India, ‘uninterrupted dialogue' with India is the ‘only wise course' as the two countries cannot afford any adventurism.

Indian Prime Minister Modi had also written a letter to the newly appointed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expressing India's commitment to build good neighborly relations between the two countries and pursue meaningful and constructive engagement for the benefit of the people of the region.

India's official position is that it is ready to have a dialogue on all issues if Pakistan stops cross-border terrorism.

"We have seen Pakistani Foreign Minister's statement and there is nothing new in it. Our position is that we want peace with Pakistan but terror and talks cannot go together. Pakistan must stop cross-border terrorism and bring perpetrators of 26/11 to justice," Ministry of External Affairs sources told Sputnik.  

Talking about Afghanistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that he will visit Kabul with a solid message that both countries have the same destiny.

"There will be no peace in Pakistan without peace in Afghanistan. I want to tell people of Afghanistan to understand each other's problems and bilaterally try to solve all issues," Qureshi told media.

"Monitoring Desk"

RELATED POSTS

21
Peace In Afghanistan and CPEC to help generate opportunities for the youth: Speaker NA
PM Imran Khan praises Chinese support, says China has been helpful in many areas
0.7 Million jobs likely under CPEC by 2030
Power generation capacity of Port Qasim power plant equivalent to 10 percent of national power generation capacity
CPEC energy projects undergoing rapid construction
China confirms pledging financial assistance to Pakistan
NHA plans construction of sections of CPEC Western Route, project to complete by end of 2019
CPHGC’s Unit 1 successfully synchronized with Pakistan national grid
Chinese Embassy clarifies CPEC debt article
Chinese industrial group to establish ceramics unit in Faisalabad
Chinese Embassy provides details on the latest progress of CPEC
Work on the New Gwadar International Airport, vocational training center and friendship hospital to begin in the first quarter of 2019
Six Pakistani entrepreneurs graduate from UNCTAD, Alibaba’s fellowship
China donates Rs6m more to families of martyred cops
Pakistan coming on track by enhanced export, trade volume with neighboring countries

FOLLOW US


About Corridor.pk

Corridor.pk is Pakistan’s leading regional connectivity media & communication/outreach platform, dedicated to profiling and promoting the business activities, news and views on the regionally connected business corridor across OBOR. 

     

Addional Information

 Ethics Policy     Advertise
 Terms & Conditions
 Contact Us