LONDON – Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and former Prime Minister of United Kingdom, David Cameron held a meeting in London and discussed bilateral relations and progress achieved so far in diverse areas.
Both the leaders exchanged views on Pak-UK bilateral relations, the regional situation and other issues of mutual interest, according to a statement issued by the Interior Ministry on Wednesday.
Ch. Nisar who is currently visiting the UK while quoting Mr. Cameron’s landmark statement that “Friends of Pakistan are friends of Britain and enemies of Pakistan are enemies of Britain” said people of Pakistan have great respect for him whose stint served to raise profile and substance of bilateral ties and taking them to new heights.
“Your support for Pakistan, its democracy and institutions, especially for people of Pakistan will always be remembered as a true friend of the country,” Ch. Nisar Ali Khan said according to a statement.
On the other hand, David Cameron appreciated Pakistan’s efforts in promoting stability in the region particularly in Afghanistan.
Former Premier said he would continue to work for close Pak-UK ties in his personal capacity and wished the government and the people of Pakistan well for future.
Nisar also met with Boris Johnson, British Foreign Secretary who hosted a lunch in honor of Pakistan’s Interior Minister. On Tuesday, Nisar convened meetings with British Prime Minister, Theresa May and National Security Adviser, Sir Mark Lyall Grant.
During the meeting with Boris, the interior minister accused India of putting regional security at risk by closing all doors for talks with Pakistan.