SARAJEVO: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the country had destroyed safe havens and sanctuaries of ‘terrorists’ and there was no presence of militant group Daesh, commonly known as ‘Islamic State’, in Pakistan.
Speaking to a delegation of Bosnian parliamentarians, Mr. Sharif insisted on exchange of parliamentary delegations and sharing of their respective expertise.
The parliamentarians of Bosnia and Herzegovina included Barisa Colak Borjana Kristo and Mladen Bosic while Pakistani side included PM’s Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi, and Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Nedim Makarevic.
Later, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chairman of Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina (prime minister) Dr Denis Zvizdic addressed a press conference. They said they had agreed to strengthen ties in the field of trade, defence agriculture and textiles.
Addressing a joint press conference following their meeting here at the Institutions Building (Parliament), the two leaders expressed commitment for establishment of a Joint Commission to further strengthen their countries mutualrelations.
PM Sharif said during the last three years, economy had significantly improved and electricity load shedding had been reduced to the minimum level.