Pak-US partnership essential for regional peace and stability: Aizaz


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WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s Ambassador at the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry says a strong and durable partnership between Pakistan and the United States is essential for peace and stability in the region.

He said this while addressing a gathering of South Asian experts, academics, opinion makers, US government officials and media representatives in Washington DC.

He said Pakistan-US relationship should be based on mutual respect and commonality of interests.

The Ambassador outlined steps Government of Pakistan has taken to facilitate the Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

He said Pakistan has time and again emphasized that there is no military solution to the long-running conflict.

He said Islamabad is supporting efforts for peace as stability in Afghanistan is vital for peace and stability in Pakistan.—Radio Pakistan