US asks Pakistan to increase efforts to eradicate terrorist operatings
Source :NewsBharati   Date :25-Oct-2017

Islamabad, October 25: The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesdya told Pakistan's top leadership that it must increase efforts to eradicate terrorists operating within the country.

During his meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Tillerson also discussed the bilateral issues and Islamabad's critical role in the region. Abbasi assured the visiting leader that his country is committed to the war against terrorism. 

Pak PM Abbasi underlined the importance of high level engagements between the two countries and expressed satisfaction on the progress made during the interactions in recent months.

He informed the visiting delegation of the significant strides Pakistan had made in improving its overall security and economic environment.

The Pakistani delegation outlined the government's policy of a peaceful neighbourhood and steps taken to promote cooperation and stability in Afghanistan and the region.

The US delegation was informed that progress in promoting peace and stability in the region was linked to the resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute.

The US delegation was also apprised of the tremendous sacrifices made by the Pakistani nation, security forces and law enforcement agencies in the war against terror.

The delegation was also informed of the ongoing efforts for securing the Pak-Afghan border.