LAHORE: PML (N) Quaid Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has emphasized the importance of regional approach for the solution of the problems in Afghanistan as well as those issues that are preventing peace and stability being established in the region.
In this context he emphasized the importance of promoting normalization between Pakistan and India and for the resolution of the issue of Kashmir. He was speaking to the visiting British delegation headed by Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles here on Thursday, at a luncheon meeting at his residence in Lahore.
He said that the friendly countries should support Pakistan in strengthening the institutions of democracy and urged economic assistance to be directed towards improving the lives of the common man and for providing him better education and health facilities.
He emphasized the development in the social sector and referred to the importance of greater market access to Pakistani products to strengthen the economy, generate employment and reduce poverty. The British delegation appreciated the role of PML (N) and its Quaid in strengthening the institution of democracy and for the rule of law in Pakistan. Cowper-Coles were accompanied by the officials of British High Commission and Khawaja Mohammad Asif, MNA and others assisted the PML (N)’s Quaid.-SANA