Zarif meets Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Islamabad

FO spkesperson he suggested that politically they need to move

FO spkesperson he suggested that politically they need to move

Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that the cricketing standard in Pakistan will improve with former cricketer Imran Khan elected prime minister.

He observed that the security of the Zaireen visitng holy places overseas was the foremost priority and no effort should be spared in providing fool-proof security to them and ensuring their proper facilitation. The meeting was held at the office of the Prime Minister and according to a statement the prime minister and the army chief discussed the country's security situation, reiterating their desire to bring peace and stability while continuing efforts to achieve regional harmony.

Elsewhere in the statement, it said Zarif "extended best wishes of the Iranian leadership and the people of Iran on the election victory led by Prime Minister Imran Khan".

The prime minister directed that immigration counters at Pak-Iran border should be enhanced to facilitate Zaireen through speedy immigration process.

When asked about the status of the draft, the minister said that they are now working on the proposal and it will be finalised within a week.

The Prime Minister said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has already started making contacts with his counterparts in the Muslim World in order to take a unified stand on this issue at the United Nations.

PM Khan was welcomed by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on his arrival.

Navjot Singh Sidhu visited Pakistan to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Imran Khan, a cricketer turned politician, on August 18.

Mr Sidhu on Sunday said, "I will tell you why my hope about the improvement in relations of both the countries got strengthen".

The chief minister said the Punjab government was also determined to curb the menace of corruption and every penny of public money would be safeguarded and used in a most judicious and transparent manner for the welfare of public.

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