(London Post- PR) Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, currently passing through London, on his way to New York to attend the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), was received by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron at 10 Downing Street, on the afternoon of Wednesday, 23rd September 2015.
During the meeting, both leaders expressed satisfaction on the overall trajectory of the bilateral relations between the two sides and discussed ways to further strengthen cooperation in various areas of mutual interest.
The Prime Minister stated that Pakistan and UK enjoyed close and cordial relations in diverse fields including trade, commerce, education, security and defence. He also highlighted that the presence of a large Pakistani diaspora in the UK acted as a bridge between the two countries.
The two leaders also exchanged views on issues of global and regional importance, including the situation in Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister reiterated Pakistan’s desire to have good relations with all its neighbours in line with his vision. He also highlighted Pakistan’s important role and sacrifices in the fight against terrorism.
The British Prime Minister welcomed Pakistan’s policies for a peaceful neighbourhood and appreciated Pakistan’s role in the fight against militancy and terrorism.
The British Prime Minister was assisted by his National Security Adviser, Sir Mark Lyall Grant, while the Prime Minister was accompanied by his Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi.
The meeting was held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere.