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PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi holds telephonic conversation with Afghan President

Lahore : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said that national security would be ensured at all cost in consultation with all the stakeholders.

The Prime Minister stated this while talking to Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, who called on him at the PM Office.

The Minister briefed the Prime Minister on progress on National Action Plan (NAP) and said that it would be implemented with full vigor, and active liaison would be maintained with all the provinces during the implementation process.

The Interior Minister also briefed the Prime Minister on the implementation status of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Meanwhile ; Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said that terrorism was a common threat for both the countries and Pakistan would work with Afghanistan for security and stability in the region.

The prime minister said this during the telephonic conversation with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, according to a PM Office statement.

Ashraf Ghani had made the telephonic call to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to congratulate him on his election as Prime Minister of Pakistan.

The Afghan President expressed satisfaction over the smooth transition and said that it was good for democracy in Pakistan.

Prime Minister Abbasi thanked President Ghani and said that terrorism was a common enemy and “we will work together to eliminate this menace from the region.”

Both leaders resolved that “We will also work together to address the challenge of energy in the region and improve the economic conditions in Pakistan and Afghanistan.”

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