Pakistan said all disputes, matters & issues will be discussed with India
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said that all disputes, matters and issues will be discussed with Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, due on March 3 for a two-day visit to Islamabad.
Foreign Office Spokesperson Ms. Tasnim Aslam in her weekly press briefing said the agenda for the foreign secretary level talks had not been finalised but added the two secretaries will discuss bilateral issues and disputes when they meet on March 3.
She said Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar is visiting Pakistan in pursuant to the call of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on February 13.
Replying to a question, the spokesperson said Pakistan has repeatedly said that it can help in any way in the reconciliation process initiated by Afghanistan.
She said Pakistan will facilitate and support Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process to ensure peace and stability in the region.
“Pakistan desires to see peace to prevail and stability in Syria.”
The spokesperson, while responding to a question about the presence of ISIS in Pakistan, said Pakistan is committed that it will not allow ISIS to establish in the country.
She said Pakistan is opposed to all forms of terrorism and its military action is against every type of terrorism and this action is without any discrimination.
She said there are lots of speculations regarding presence of ISIS in Pakistan. She said investigations are under way regarding wall-chalking in favour of ISIS in the country.
The spokesperson said Pakistan has been playing a key role in fight against terrorism.
She said a draft convention is being discussed at United Nations by its 6th Committee but so far the discussions and deliberations remained inconclusive. She said efforts are being made to finalise draft convention on terrorism through consensus.