ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on national security Sartaj Aziz has said all the countries in the region want to attain peace and the government is designing a national security policy to maintain friendly relations with neighbouring countries, ARY news reported.
While addressing to a ceremony in Islamabad on Thursday, Sartaj Aziz said that withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan in the year 2014 will led to an uncertain condition which will be a big challenge for Pakistan to handle.
“Strengthening economic relations with United States is necessary for Pakistan and government is committed to work sincerely for bringing peace in the country”, he added.
Sartaj Aziz said that developing friendly relations with the Muslim countries is essential for Pakistan and we can play major role to create ties between the South and East Asia.
Advisor on national security said that our main concern is internal issues and we are not fearful of any external threats.
Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan is now focusing on foreign policy based on promoting trade and economic relations with other countries. He said that government wanted to create understanding between political and military leadership.
He said that Pakistan is following a policy not to interfere in the issues of Afghanistan and not to support any particular Afghan group.