Pakistan, Britain discuss security, economic ties
Visiting British Foreign Secretary William Hague Thursday met Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discussed ways to revitalise Pakistan’s economy, deal with the energy crisis, create a pro-investment climate and improve the security situation.
The two leaders discussed how Britain can contribute in these areas and benefit from investment and business opportunities in Pakistan, Xinhua cited the prime minister’s office as saying in a statement. Sharif reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to support all initiatives aimed at promoting peace and stability in the region as well as in Afghanistan.
Hague arrived in Islamabad Wednesday for a two-day visit, just a few weeks after British Prime Minister David Cameron visited the country. The two leaders discussed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations.