NSA Janjua, German ambassador discuss regional security situation


ISLAMABAD: The German ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler, on Wednesday called on National Security Adviser (NSA) Nasser Khan Janjua and discussed matters pertaining to promotion of bilateral ties and security situation in the region with particular reference to peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Welcoming the ambassador, the NSA said Pakistan attached great importance to enhancing multifaceted cooperation with Germany. He apprised the ambassador of Pakistan’s role in promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region.

Highlighting different aspects of the regional security situation, he informed the ambassador of fragile regional balance and stressed that the leading world countries must focus to maintain a balanced regional approach in South Asia.

Both sides agreed that increased political engagements for a political solution in Afghanistan between all stakeholders were a prerequisite for sustainable peace and development in the country.

The ambassador acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan’s role in the war on terror. He, however, stressed that it was important for Pakistan to enhance engagements with Europe to explain its own narrative with clarity.