Pakistan National News
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called on
President Mamnoon Hussain here Wednesday and discussed the
overall situation in the country (Pakistan National News).
The meeting that took place at Aiwan-e-Sadr focused on economy,
China Pakistan Economic Corridor, energy projects, law and order,
and situation on Line of Control, Working Boundary and in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
Furthermore, the Prime Minister also apprised the President on the policies and initiatives
of the government in various sectors to put the country on the path to
sustainable progress and improve living standard of the people by strengthening
national economy, a President House statement said issued here.
President Mamnoon Hussain also praised the economic policies of the government
resulting into revival of national economy and benefits of progress
being passed on to the common man.
Moreover, the President also expressed his satisfaction over the confidence reposed
by international financial institutions on economic success of the government
and improvement in economic fundamentals.
The President and the Prime Minister also reaffirmed that the government
would continue to accord top priority to its agenda of economic progress
throughout the country and called upon all segments of society to support
the government in timely completion of all development projects.
Both expressed their resolve to ensure smooth and timely completion of CPEC
projects which would be a harbinger of unprecedented economic prosperity in
Pakistan as well as in regional countries.
Moreover, they also emphasized that CPEC would equally benefit all areas of the country
and hoped that the country would be rid of electricity load-shedding upon
completion of energy projects by 2018.
Results of Zarb-e-Azb operation
The President and Prime Minister reviewed results of Zarb-e-Azb operation
and expressed their satisfaction. At the successes of operation, they also resolved that
the operation would continue in all areas of the country against all miscreants
and terrorists without any discrimination in order to achieve lasting peace.
They also commended the supreme sacrifices of the armed forces, police and law
enforcement personnel in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
Moreover, the President and Prime Minister also reviewed the regional situation and
reiterated Pakistan’s desire to maintain friendly relations with all neighboring
countries for peace and prosperity in the region.
They also condemned the atrocities being perpetrated against the innocent
Kashmiris in IOK and continued violations on Line of Control by India
and urged the international community to help put an end to grave human
rights violations and resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with UN resolutions.