ISLAMABAD, Sep 12 (APP):President Dr Alvi on Thursday said Pakistan’s biggest political mistake was to get involved in others’ wars and stressed that major decisions needed to be made in national interest.
Addressing the joint session of the parliament, the president blamed certain bad decisions in the past that incurred curse of terrorism to the country.
The president mentioned that giving refuge to millions of Afghan refugees was a an unprecedented example of hospitality and generosity in the world, however it adversely impacted the Pakistani economy.
“In view of these matters, I would like to highlight that all major decisions should be taken by keeping national interests supreme,” he said.
The president said Pakistan was the world’s seventh and the Muslim world’s first
nuclear power and stressed that the country’s nuclear assets were a deterrent to the aggressive designs of its enemies.