Dr Faisal

Pakistan wants dialogue with India to resolve all issues: FO

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said Pakistan wants uninstructed dialogue with India to resolve all outstanding issues.

The spokesperson termed recent visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan impressively successful as Pakistan succeeded to get tremendous bailout package from Saudi Arabia. Imran Khan also invited Saudi King to visit Pakistan.

He said this while giving weekly briefing at the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Thursday. The spokesperson said Pakistan doesn’t afraid from initiating dialogue with India to resolve all outstanding issues, including the Jammu and Kashmir. He further said every issue can be resolved through dialogue.

Regarding Prime Minister recent visit to Saudi Arabia, Dr Muhammad Faisal said PM Khan recent visit to Saudi Arabia remained impressively successful. The Saudi government had given $6.2 billion package. He further said PM Imran had also invited Saudi King Shah Salman bin Abdul Aziz to visit Pakistan.

Dr Faisal informed during the briefing that Prime Minister Khan is visiting China from November 2 to 5. It will be the Khan’s first visit to China after taking charge of the country. The prime minister will hold meetings with China’s president and prime minister. He further said the prime minister will also address to a conference in Shanghai.

The spokesperson said Pakistan strongly condemned Indian forces brutalities in Jammu and Kashmir. He said Indian forces have killed 20 innocent Kashmiris in the recent days. Dr Faisal said Pakistan is morally and diplomatically standing with the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

He said Indian forces have killed eight Kashmiris in Kulgham during the past few days which show that India is committing state terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

Regarding Afghanistan, Dr Faisal said Pakistan and United States are working to establish peace in Afghanistan. He said Pakistan condemns recent terrorist incident in Kandhar. He, however, rejected Kabul’s recent blame of terrorism on Pakistan. He said Kabul didn’t give solid proofs yet.

Dr Faisal said there is no question of external pressure on Pakistan. Pakistan has been taking measures to ensure its sovereignty and territorial interiority and will continue these measures in the future. He said Pakistan had always worked for improving ties with Muslim countries.

The spokesperson, however, denied commenting on China-India security deal. He said its internal matter of China and India.

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