Pakistan’s new national security policy seeks ‘peace with India for the next 100 years’

Pakistan is willing to make peace with immediate neighbours, including India,under its first-ever National Security Policy, which will reportedly be unveiled by Prime Minister Imran Khan on January 14

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Pakistan is willing to make peace with immediate neighbours, including India, under its first-ever National Security Policy, which will reportedly be unveiled by Prime Minister Imran Khan on January 14.

final settlement of the Kashmir issue. The five-year policy document, covering a period between 2022 and 2026, has reportedly been drafted with economic diplomacy as the central theme of Pakistan’s foreign policy.

A Pakistan government official Tuesday told reporters in Islamabad that the country is “not seeking hostility with India for the next 100 years”.


Meanwhile, the Indian Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Manoj Mukund Naravan said that as many as 350-400 terrorists are present at the launchpads and training camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, adding that the threat at the Line of Control (LoC) from Pakistan has not receded by any means.

Ties between India and Pakistan nose-dived after a terror attack on the Pathankot Air Force base in 2016 by terror groups based in the neighbouring country. Subsequent attacks, including one on an Indian Army camp in Uri, further deteriorated the relationship.

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