Islamabad—Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday emphasized close cooperation between Pakistan and Canada in regional security, political and economic fields.
The prime minister was talking to Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ms. Heather Cruden who called on him at PM house.
The PM said relations between the two countries are based on strong foundation of friendship, mutual respect and cooperation.
He said Pakistan values its relations with Canada as partners in the common endeavor to promote global peace and stability, and fight against terrorism.
Highlighting Pakistan’s unmatched sacrifices in the fight against terrorism, the Prime Minister said Pakistan regards all regional and global initiatives to combat militancy, extremism and terrorism as essential.
Talking to Masood Ahmad, Director Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund Headquarters who called on him at the PM House on Thursday, the Prime Minister appreciated the role of IMF in assisting Pakistan to achieve economic stability and said that the Fund program is on track for completion for the first time in the history of the country.