Links of fresh terrorist attacks found across western border: Ahsan Iqbal



Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said that the links of the recent terrorist assaults have been found with anti-social elements across the western border.

Iqbal, while discussing the security situation of the region with German ambassador Martin Kobler here on Friday, said peace and stability in Afghanistan was important for Pakistan. However, he added that Pakistan wanted peace should be restored in Afghanistan through dialogue.

The minister said Pakistan paid a high price in its fight against terrorism. He said all the countries of the region should join hands to fight terrorism.

Regarding partnership with Pakistan and commending the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the German envoy said Germany was interested in investing in the projects.

In a tweet, Kobler said CPEC is an opportunity for Pakistani and German companies and that it could improve cooperation between both the countries.

Besides discussing the security situation of the region during their meeting, Iqbal and Kobler spoke about the partnership between Germany and Pakistan for upgrading technology.