Islamabad: Pakistan’s foreign office spokesman on Thursday expressed the hope that the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding new terms of engagements with United States and Isaf on the issue of resuming Nato suppllies through Pakistan will be signed soon.
In his weekly press briefing, the Foreign Office Spokesman Moazzam Ahmed Khan said that the MoU, which has already been approved by the federal cabinet in its meeting held on Wednesday, is in line with the recommendations of the parliament.
He said at this stage there is only one MoU concerning the ministry of defence.
Replying to a question about strategic dialogue between Pakistan and the United States, the spokesman said the schedule in this regard has not yet been finalised.
Commenting on attacks from the Afghan side, Moazzam Ahmed said that Pakistan is actively engaging the Afghan government as well as Isaf command on this issue. “This is a serious issue,” he added.
He expected that some corrective measures would be taken by the Afghan government and Isaf on this issue.
The spokesman said that Chairman Afghan Peace Council Salahuddin Rabbani will visit Pakistan soon however, dates for his visit have not been yet finalised.
He said in the joint statement issued at the end of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf’s visit to Afghanistan, it was made clear that Pakistan is ready to extend every kind of support for durable peace in Afghanistan.