Now the world will have to do more: PM

Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Pakistan has rendered unprecedented sacrifices in war on terror and now the world will have to do more. .

Prime Minister (PM) said this during his meeting with 8-member delegation of German journalists here at his residence Saturday.

Pakistani nation was fighting war against terrorism in unison and it had achieved enormous successes in the war, he held. Pakistan image had been hurt at international level due to terrorism. In consequence of operations conducted by the army, the menace of terrorism had been overcome to considerable extent at present, he added.

Pakistan prestige had been restored at international level due to its successful war against terrorism while the country had suffered heavily in this war, he remarked. International community should extend more cooperation to Pakistan for elimination of terrorism, he urged. Miscreants and anti state elements would be fully eliminated with the cooperation of army and people of Pakistan, he pledged.

Country’s nuclear assets were in safe hands, he reiterated adding this had been acknowledged by US president Obama.

Democracy had grown stable in the country and problems facing the people would be resolved due to prevailing atmosphere of reconciliation , he noted.

Government was taking steps to overcome energy crisis, he said adding foreign investors were being attracted to invest in Pakistan.

PM underlined Pakistan was facing multiple crisis at present and it was imperative that European Union (EU) should provide Pakistani products access to its markets for recovery of our economy besides enabling us to countering these challenges.

Benazir Bhutto was leader of an international stature, he said. Had she been alive she would have played pivotal role for global peace, he held.

Media was enjoying full freedom in the country and on many occasions government had taken its negative criticism as positive criticism, he remarked.

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