WASHINGTON, DC: Pakistan’s Ambassador at the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said a strong and durable partnership between Pakistan and the United States is essential for peace and stability in the region.
He said this while addressing a gathering of South Asian experts, academics, opinion makers, US government officials and media representatives in Washington DC.
He said Pakistan-US relationship should be based on mutual respect and commonality of interests.
The Ambassador outlined steps Government of Pakistan has taken to facilitate the Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.
He said Pakistan has time and again emphasized that there is no military solution to the long-running conflict.
He said Islamabad is supporting efforts for peace as stability in Afghanistan is vital for peace and stability in Pakistan.