UZBEKISTAN KEEN TO WORK WITH PAKISTAN FOR PEACE OF AFGHANISTAN

Founder Editor Tazeen Akhtar..
Islamabad: 18th April 2018-A delegation from Uzbekistan, headed by Mr. V. Mahmudov, Secretary of Security Council directly working under the President of Uzbekistan, along with the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan Mr. Furqat Sidiqov, called on National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt. Gen (R) Nasser Khan Janjua this afternoon.
 
Besides discussing bilateral relations, matters pertaining to regional security and prospects of regional connectivity were discussed. Subsequently, NSA gave a detailed presentation to the delegation highlighting the international and regional security situation. NSA deliberated on the significance of bilateral relationship, common challenges and opportunities for Pakistan and Central Asian Republics.
 
Thereafter Lt. Gen(R) Nasser Khan Janjua briefed the delegation about the efforts of Pakistan to bring the stability and peace in Afghanistan .Peace in Afghanistan is not only Peace in Pakistan but CARs and whole of the region, he added. He also appreciated the great initiative taken by the President of Uzbekistan at Tashkent Conference which specifically focused on the peace and stability of Afghanistan.
 
Lt Gen Mahmudov expressed strong desire of Uzbekistan to work with Pakistan collectively for the peace of Afghanistan which was positively acknowledged by NSA. The delegates applauded Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism and for peace in Afghanistan. Both sides agreed to work together to improve their relationship in every sphere and also align efforts for sustainable peace in the region.