Islamabad (October 16, 2017) Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz has said Pakistan is desirous to have better and peaceful relations with all its neighbor oin the basis of equality.
Talking to Special Representative of the British Prime Minister on Pakistan and Afghanistan Owen Jenkins in Islamabad on Monday, Aziz said that Pakistan was keen to strengthen ties with the United Kingdom in all spheres of life especially economy, education and health.
Aziz said that Pakistan would continue to playing it role for establishing peace and progress in Afghanistan.He said that peace and progress in Pakistan was directly linked with peace in Afghanistan.
Sartaj Aziz said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has paved the way for foreign investment in Pakistan.
He said it is because of prudent economic policies that Pakistan achieved the highest growth rate in a decade last year.
Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan wants to maintain ties with all neighbours on the basis of peaceful co-existence and sovereign equality.
The British envoy reciprocated desire of his country to strengthen ties with Pakistan in different fields.
He lauded Pakistan’s role and contribution in the war against terror.