MIANWALI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday categorically said that Pakistan was not sending its military troops to other countries.
The Prime Minister dismissed the impression that some countries had sought Pakistan’s assistance to move its armed forces for operation at their land.
Talking to mediapersons after a ceremony to rename Mianwali Airbase as M.M Alam Airbase, the Prime Minister said the recent visits of the leadership of brotherly countries including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait was testimony of their friendship and must not be linked with such assumptions.
Prime Minister Sharif said the visits of the leaders of Arab countries was in the Pakistan’s interest and more such visits would take place in future as well.
He also termed the visit of Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa as fruitful and productive.
He said the country was facing serious challenges and it was the high time to take tough decisions.
Nawaz Sharif said the country could not afford wasting more time and steps were being taken to put it on the right path to development.
He said that Pakistan could have been made a great country but regretted that ample efforts were not made in the past to exploit its marvellous potential. His government without wasting time was making headway for the prosperity of the nation, he added.