ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said India
was supporting terrorist activities in Pakistan and thus posed a serious threat to the
In a statement, the Foreign Minister called upon the international community to take
notice of India’s constant attempts to undermine peace in the region, adding that India
was playing the role of a spoiler in the Afghan peace process as it did not want peace
and stability to prevail.
Qureshi said Pakistan was determined to fight India’s nefarious designs by highlighting
these at diplomatic front, and expressed firm commitment to protect the country’s
interests at all costs. He said Pakistan would continue to expose India’s ill intentions,
adding that the government had made contacts with friendly countries at the platform of
United Nations and Security Council level.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister said the government would engage with the new
administration of the United States as President Joe Biden takes up his official
responsibilities on January 20.
He mentioned that Biden had been chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee as a
senator and was familiar with the region besides visiting Pakistan. He expressed his
intent to soon write to the new U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in view of
furthering Pak-U.S. relations.
On Pakistan Democratic Alliance, he termed it a “negative alliance of people with
different ideologies” aimed at putting pressure on the institutions to get their corruption
He said PDM President Maulana Fazlur Rehman had made two major announcements,
one to resign from the Assemblies and the other about Long March, which both had
ended up into failure.
He said Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) had backed away from the call of resignations
followed by the Pakistan Muslim League-N, which clearly showed that they had no unity
in their ranks.