Khawaja Asif remembers foreign policy after joining opposition: Mazari

26 Sep, 2018 3:47 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Responding to the point of Khawaja Asif, Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has criticized that the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) never discussed foreign policy matters at the floor.

Addressing to the national Assembly, the minister has said that now Khawaja Asif is remembering foreign policy after joining the opposition. She said that the previous government never gave the importance to foreign policy and Pakistan is still facing the side effects of the compromises made by the previous government.

“Due to the stance taken by the Prime Minister Imran Khan, the world is seeing a dawn of new foreign policy in Pakistan, based on mutual respect and interest as our policy is not based on compromises,” Shireen Mizari termed.

The minister mentioned that during his visit to Saudi Arabia, PM Imran Khan made it clear that Pakistan is desirous of peace in the Muslim Ummah and offered the role of facilitator to end conflicts. She said it is also the first time that the UK has agreed to cooperate with Pakistan in checking money laundering.


Responding to Sardar Akhtar Mengal, the minister said that Balochistan will now be given due share in their resources and development. She regretted that the previous governments neglected the province and never fulfilled the promises made with the people of Balochistan.

She further said that the government is also working to address the issue of enforced disappearances.




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