National Security Committee reviews international, regional situation

The National Security Committee has agreed on the importance of recalibrating the foreign policy framework to bring more focus on countries of the region.
The meeting of the committee was held in Islamabad to review the current international and regional situation with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair.
The ministers of foreign affairs, defence, interior, advisor to the prime minister on finance, chairman joint chiefs of staff committee and the three services chiefs were also present on this occasion.
The committee agreed to launch new initiatives to enhance economic partnerships with friendly countries in the region and beyond for a win-win cooperation.
The foreign minister briefed the committee on his recent successful visit to Russia and recalled the desire of the two countries to further strengthen bilateral relations in all areas.
The National Security Committee reaffirmed Pakistan’s abiding interest in lasting peace in Afghanistan.