Govt. devises comprehensive national secueity to ensure friendly relations with neighbouring countries

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 in Islamabad on Thursday he said that 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 that 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. He said that Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to check uncontrolled movement on their border and nobody will be allowed to travel between the two countries without valid papers.

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