Islamabad ,Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will visit Japan on Sunday to attend Tokyo conference on Afghanistan as Pakistan attaches great importance to a stable and peaceful Kabul.
This was stated by Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmad Khan at the weekly news briefing here Thursday.He said that Pakistan attaches great importance to a stable, prosperous and a peaceful Afghanistan.
He said the Afghan Government would present a national priority programme and the participants of the conference would look at it as to how to offer support.
Replying to questions, the spokesman said NATO supplies have actually resumed following decision by Pakistan to restore them after suspension of seven months.
He said Pakistan and the United States are working on an arrangement as to how to facilitate the process of re-engagement.
He said the decision to block NATO supplies was taken to ensure that our sovereignty is not violated and red-lines are respected.
He said during telephonic conversation with Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani, US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton not only expressed sorry but also categorically stated that her country respects Pakistan’s sovereignty.
To another question he said Pakistan and the United States are continuing talks on drone attacks with the objective of reaching on some sort of mutually acceptable solution.
He said Pakistan has a clear position on drone attacks that these are counter production, violative of our territorial integrity and against international law.
The spokesman told a questioner that the entire process of re-engagement with the United States and NATO was undertaken in a transparent manner.
It was perhaps for the first time that the Government took the foreign policy issues to the parliament for guidance.
Responding to a question he said the United States would soon release substantial amount to Pakistan under Coalition Support Fund.
When his attention was drawn to a statement of Indian Foreign Minister SM Krishna, he said Pakistan totally rejects allegations and insinuations against its institutions.
He said terrorism is a common enemy and both Pakistan and India have an on-going cooperation in the field of terroris.
He said Pakistan is will to cooperate and investigate if concrete evidence is provided against any individual or with regard to a particular incident.