LAHORE: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning Dr. Moeed W. Yusuf said Pakistan will continue its efforts to ensure good relations between Muslim countries and stability in its neighborhood.
He said this during a Sunday discussion session held at the “Thinkfest” in Alhamra.
He said, “Pakistan is the only country in the Muslim world that can speak to everyone in a brotherly manner and that is why we are pursuing a proactive policy to encourage peace.” He said we need to be careful in decision making about national interests.
He said, “Our goal is to de-escalate rising tensions.”
Speaking on the Kashmir issue, he said, “Kashmir is a movement for self-determination and it will keep strengthening.“
He said all over the world has condemned India for turning Indian controlled Kashmir into an open prison because of Pakistan’s efforts
SAPM on Division of National Security said the security vision of the Prime Minister was to ensure that every person in the country was safe and secure. This is the ultimate goal of our national security strategy and all stakeholders have worked day and night to ensure it, he said.
While speaking in the discussion with journalist Ejaz Haider, Dr. Yusuf stated that the government was working on a comprehensive strategy for fostering economic diplomacy and vowed it would be in operation this year.