LONDON: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and his British counterpart David Cameron met at the 10 Downing Street, on Thursday, to hold Enhanced Strategic Dialogues.
Gilani, who is on a five-day official visit to the United Kingdom, will discuss with Cameron a trade and investment promotion road-map that envisages increased bilateral trade to 2.5 billion by 2015 and to enhance investment opportunities.
“The friends of Pakistan are our friends and their enemies are our enemies,” stated Cameron.
The British Prime Minister also quoted that strategic dialogues between the two countries have led to firm stability of relationship between the two countries.
The United Kingdom vowed to build on a deeper and stronger relationship with Pakistan saying its future matters greatly to Britain and agreed on building up ties in trade, defence, health and education sectors.
David Cameron after a meeting with Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani categorically stated that the United Kingdom will be an enduring friend to the government and people of Pakistan.
“Both countries are committed to working together as equals to create the conditions for greater prosperity and security in Pakistan and the UK,” a joint statement issued at the end of the talks said.
Prime Minister Gilani and Cameron discussed trade, economic growth and development, cultural co-operation, security and education here at the 10 Downing and reviewed the progress being made since the two leaders made the commitment in April 2011 in Islamabad for a deeper and broader dialogue between the two countries. (APP)