Don’t want unrest in region, Kashmir issue must be resolved: Nawaz




LONODN: – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Tuesday said that Kashmir issue must be resolved as Pakistan doesn’t want unrest in the region. “The sooner the 2 countries resolve the issue of Kashmir, the faster their economies will grow”, said the Pakistani PM.

Talking to media at London airport, Nawaz Sharif said that Kashmir is the biggest bone of contention between India and Pakistan. He said that a resolution of the issue at the earliest is vital for the two countries, the region and the entire world. He vowed to raise Kashmir issue on every platform.

Moreover, Sharif said that Pakistan doesn’t want unrest in the region. “Pakistan and India should live like good neighbors”, he said.

The Pakistani prime minister said that his government is taking all the steps with great care. He said that a shift in the foreign policy has been made and it will surely reap benefits for the country. He said that he will discuss about all outstanding issues including Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Talking about Pak-Afghan relations, Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan and Afghanistan are determined to fight terrorism together. He said that he was assured by Afghan president Ashraf Ghani that the Afghan government will never allow its soil to be used against Pakistan. “We will try to bring peace to the region in collaboration with Afghanistan”, he added.

Sharif said that Pakistan is a responsible country, striving for economic progress and prosperity. He said that Pakistan has made great sacrifices for peace. “Operation Zarb-e-Azb is going on with great success”, he said.

He said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will prove to be a great milestone for the progress and development of the region.

Nawaz Sharif arrived in London today from where he will leave for United States on September 25 after celebrating Eid ul-Azha



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