Mahmudov, along-with his delegation, calls on Janjua

By Staff Reporter
Thursday – April 19, 2018
ISLAMABAD: A delegation from Uzbekistan, headed by Uzbek security council secretary lieutenant general V. Mahmudov, directly working under Uzbek president, along with the Uzbek ambassador Furqat Sidiqov, called on national security advisor (NSA) lieutenant general (R) Nasser Khan Janjua on Wednesday.

According to an official statement, besides discussing bilateral relations, matters pertaining to regional security and prospects of regional connectivity were discussed. Subsequently, NSA Janjua gave a detailed presentation to the delegation highlighting the international and regional security situation.

He deliberated on the significance of bilateral relationship, common challenges and opportunities for Pakistan and central Asian republics (CARs). Thereafter Janjua briefed the delegation about the efforts of Pakistan to bring stability and peace in Afghanistan.

Peace in Afghanistan means not only peace in Pakistan but also in the CARs and whole of the region, he added and appreciated the great initiative taken by the president of Uzbekistan at Tashkent conference which specifically focused on the peace and stability of Afghanistan.

Mahmudov expressed strong desire of Uzbekistan to work with Pakistan collectively for the peace in Afghanistan which was positively acknowledged by Janjua. The delegates applauded Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism and for peace in Afghanistan.

Both sides agreed to work together to improve their relationship in every sphere and also align efforts for sustainable peace in the region.