Nation special report
LONDON: Pakistan’s Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that overall situation in Pakistan is very satisfactory and the formation of PTI Government is in real terms a revolution of middle class against the corruption and status quo. Speaking at the IISS, a renowned British think tank here on Wednesday, he said that Pakistani nation is now politically mature that was the reason that people voted to Imran Khan and his winning party. “There is complete harmony among civil and military institutions in the country”, he emphasised. “Pakistan had been facing a challenging and turmoil situation since 1980 but situation is now improving gradually and influential but correupt people have started feelings pressure of the law”. Fawad Choudhry said that Pak-US relations are on a positive trajectory and Prime Minister Imran Khan has presented the best proposal for bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan.
He said China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a considerable economic venture and other countries, including those in the European Union, can reap the economic benefits ensuing from the project. Referring the relations with India, he said that Kashmir is the core issue between the two countries and opening of Kartarpur Corridor will have no impact on it. Kashmir issue would be resolved according to UN resolutions and aspirations of Kashmiri people. He said the Kartarpur Corridor will be completed before the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev next year. On Afghanistan, he said Pakistan has always had a considered position that Afghan issue should be resolved through talks. He said talks continue to bring peace inAfghanistan and the recent visit of US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to Pakistan, various activities in Qatar and our talks with Afghan are also step in that direction. Rahul Choudhry, senior official of IISS, conducted the proceedings. OnThursday, Fawad Choudhry held a detailed meeting with British Parliamentaris in the morning and later in the evening addressed the Pakistanistudentsin Oxford University. He shall meet the Pakistani diaspora and media persons today (Friday).