ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Thursday said that he will not allow anyone to challenge the writ of the government. The Prime Minister was talking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel who called him by telephone. Prime Minister Gilani said the will and resolve of the government and people of Pakistan in combating extremism and militancy is unshakable.
Both the leaders exchanged views on the overall security situation in the region. The Prime Minister emphasized that the country would require help and support in capacity building, provision of social safety net for its police and law enforcing agencies as well as repatriation of 3.5 million Afghan refugees with honor and dignity.
Both leaders expressed satisfaction over the existing bilateral cooperation between the two countries. The Prime Minister thanked Chancellor Angela Merkel for Germany’s support to the Friends of Democratic Pakistan process by pledging US $ 155 million at the Tokyo Donors Conference. He also appreciated the fact that Germany had more than doubled its assistance to Pakistan for development cooperation.-APP