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Pakistan kept region safe from any mishap: Mamnoon Hussain

23 November, 2016

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KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday said Pakistan had kept the region safe from any mishap by maintaining nuclear balance and the purpose of increase in defence production was also to maintain balance of power in the region. Speaking at the seminar "Stability and the Economics of Regional Peace in South Asia" on the occasion of the International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2016, here, he said Pakistan was a peace-loving country and wanted cordial relations on the basis of equality with all the neighbouring countries, including India.

President Mamnoon emphasised that regional peace and stability was vital to ensure development and prosperity in the region. The regional countries should learn from past mistakes and refrain from interfering in the internal affairs of others, he added. He said Pakistan was swiftly moving forward in defence production and other fields, and the participation of an increasing number of countries in the IDEAS-2016 proved that.

Pakistan, he said, had set a precedent for the world by effectively curbing terrorism through the Operation Zarb-e-Azb and National Action Plan. He said the excellent exhibition of defence production reflected the extraordinary expertise and dedication of the experts and workers associated with their field. The president pointed out that the government through a comprehensive strategy had invested in education and also promoted healthy activities among the youth, and those efforts were producing fruitful results.

About the Kashmir dispute, he said it was the biggest challenge to peace in the region. The people of Jammu and Kashmir were deprived of their right to self-determination and were facing brutalities at the hands of occupation forces. Pakistan, he added, would continue moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir. President Mamnoon said repeated unprovoked ceasefire violations by India on the Line of Control were claiming precious lives.

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