Pakistan wants to have friendly ties with all neighbouring countries: Mamnoon Hussain
23 February, 2017
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan wants to have friendly ties with all the neighbouring countries for prosperity and development in the region.
Talking to students of Cadet College Hasan Abdal on Wednesday, he said Pakistan wanted to have good relations with India but it should also extend cooperation in this regard.
He said Pakistan regarded Afghanistan as its sincere friend and was keen to work with it for peace, progress and prosperity in the country but Afghanistan should reject elements trying to create misgivings and misunderstandings. He stated that peace in the region was linked to peace in Afghanistan.
He said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project was a monument of this century, which would change the fate of the region and that Pakistan was keen to include all its neighbouring countries in the road to progress.
Referring to the Kashmir issue, the president said the sacrifices rendered by people in Held Kashmir had given fresh impetus to the freedom struggle. He said that Kashmir issue should be resolved in accordance with the resolutions of the United Nations.
He said Cadet College Hasan Abdal was playing an important role in imparting quality education and training to the determined youth for the defence and service of the motherland.
He said focus should also be paid on moral training of the youth along with education to attain national progress. He urged that the new generation should promote national culture and identity.