Pakistan wants continued engagement with regional & int’l powers: PM


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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says Pakistan wants a continued engagement with regional and international powers based on mutual respect, equality and partnership.

Chairing a meeting of the cabinet in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said the international community should acknowledge the huge sacrifices and contributions made by Pakistan for regional peace and stability.

The Prime Minister apprised the Cabinet about his visit to the United States where he forcefully presented Pakistan’s point of view on gross human rights violations in occupied Kashmir, belligerent attitude of India, peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region, and the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Secretary Power Division gave a presentation on the current and future demand and supply situation of the power sector.

He informed that over 11,500 megawatt of electricity will be added to the system by June next year.—Radio Pakistan