PR No. 98 Islamabad

President Mamnoon Hussain has said that terrorism will be completely eliminated from Pakistan.

The President was talking to the outgoing ambassador of Kuwait Nawaf Abdulaziz Alenezi who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Thursday. On the occasion, the outgoing ambadssador of Kuwait also conveyed the condolences of Emir of Kuwait over the tragic Quetta blast and said that Kuwait is deeply saddened on gruesome terror incident in Quetta. The President said that terrorist incident in Quetta shows desperation of terrorists as operation Zarb-e-Azb has broken their back.

President Mamnoon stated that relations between all Islamic countries should be cordial for collectively eliminating the menace of terrorism and extremism.  The President underscored that Muslims should resolve their mutual issues by utilizing the platform of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The President said that Pakistan will stand by all Muslim countries in their hour of need including Kuwait.

The President stated that Pakistan desires to have strong economic relations with all Islamic countries adding that there is need of the hour to have extended cooperation amongst the Muslim Ummah in the fields of education, health and science. President Mamnoon commended the ambassadorial services of the outgoing ambassador of Kuwait in Pakistan and hoped that he would continue to work for promotion of Pak-Kuwait relations. The President called for regular exchange of high level delegations to provide further impetus to bilateral relations between the two countries.

President Mamnoon said that Kuwait should ease its visa policy to benefit from manpower of Pakistan adding in this regard the government of Pakistan has taken measures to ensure compliance to Kuwaiti rules and regulations. The President stated that Pakistan fully supports Kuwait’s policy on Yemen.

Speaking on the occasion, the outgoing ambassador of Kuwait apprised that his government was taking measures to resolve the issues being faced by Pakistanis in getting Kuwaiti visa and said that their problems will be resolved soon.