NATO representative ambassador Ismail Aramaz calls on Sartaj Aziz

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 9 (APP): Senior Civil Representative of NATO, Ambassador Ismail Aramaz called on Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz here at Foreign Office on Wednesday.
Ambassador Aramaz is in Islamabad to attend the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Conference.The Advisor stated that Pakistan values its relations with NATO and the engagement had been mutually productive. He hoped that the engagement would be further strengthened in future.

The Advisor underlined the resolve of Pakistan to root out terrorism and extremism from the country and highlighted the success of the Pakistan military’s operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Ambassador Aramaz congratulated Pakistan on holding the Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference and expressed the hope that it would yield positive outcomes. He appreciated Pakistan’s constructive approach to Afghanistan.

The Advisor conveyed that Pakistan earnestly desires to establish a friendly and cooperative relationship with Afghanistan.He emphasized that Pakistan is committed to the peace process which is imperative for stability in Afghanistan and the region.