ISLAMABAD: Links of current terrorist attacks have been found with anti-social elements across the western border, said Federal Minister for Interior Affairs Ahsan Iqbal during a meeting with German ambassador Martin Kobler on Friday.
While discussing the security situation of the region, Iqbal said peace and stability in Afghanistan is important for Pakistan. However, he added, Pakistan wants peace be restored in Afghanistan through dialogue.
Moreover, the interior minister said Pakistan has paid a high price in its fight against terrorism. “The tribal areas have been cleared of terrorists.”
He added all the countries of the region should join hands to fight terrorism.
Regarding partnership with Pakistan and commending the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Kobler 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 partnership between Germany and Pakistan for upgrading technology.