ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Pakistan has consistently supported all regional and international efforts to combat militancy, extremism and terrorism.

According to a statement by the Foreign Office Pakistan welcomes the formation of the 34-Nation alliance to counter terrorism and is awaiting further details to decide the extent of its participation in different activities of the alliance.

It would be recalled that the 42nd Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held in Kuwait this year had reiterated its commitment to relevant UN and OIC resolutions on combating terrorism and extremism and called for joining regional and international efforts to fight terrorism and extremist mindset.

It said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy close, cordial, and brotherly relations and both the countries condemn terrorism and cooperate in efforts to eliminate this menace.