ISLAMABAD:(APS)Oct 21,2015-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has informed the US Secretary of State John Kerry about the destabilizing role of Indian agencies in FATA, Balochistan and Karachi.
During their meeting in Washington on Wednesday, he also informed him about peace initiatives elucidated by him in his address to the United Nations General Assembly.
The Prime Minister underlined his commitment to contribute towards promoting a peaceful South Asia.
He apprised Secretary Kerry of Pakistan’s efforts to improve relations with Afghanistan and reiterated his commitment to seek normalization with India.
Three separate dossiers containing evidence of the Indian involvement in subversive activities were handed over to the US side, by Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Mr. Sartaj Aziz.
Recalling their long and cordial interaction over the years, the two sides took stock of recent developments in the relationship and stressed the need for continued high-level engagements on all issues of mutual interest.
The Prime Minister briefed Secretary Kerry on the important achievements of his government over the last two years, especially in the economy and internal security domain.
Secretary Kerry assured the Prime Minister of the continued US cooperation to further enhance economic engagement between the two countries with particular reference to energy needs of Pakistan.
Kerry commended significant gains made during operation Zarb-e-Azb and appreciated Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s commitment to promote peace and security in the region.
The meeting dilated upon issues pertaining to bilateral relationship.
Both sides stressed the need for continued engagement on issues of bilateral interest.
Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi also attended the meeting.
The US Secretary of State was assisted in the meeting by senior officials including Ambassador Richard Olson, Peter Lavoy and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Laurel Miller.