ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif today called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discussed internal and regional security.

Army chief Raheel Sharif also briefed Premier Nawaz regarding his visit to Germany where he spoke about regional security and Pak-Afghan ties while addressing a conference, and met with security officials.

The meeting with Nawaz comes just a day after the premier decided to take up the matter of Indian ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and working boundary with US leadership during his trip to Washington scheduled for later this month.

Read: Nawaz to take up Indian ceasefire violations issue with US leadership

Last month, during his address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Nawaz proposed a four-point plan for resolution of the Kashmir issue.

The Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah had yesterday said Pakistan is ready for talks with India but its pre-conditions are not acceptable.

Khalilullah maintained that the four-point initiative presented by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the UNGA last month is the way forward for reducing tensions and the resolution of outstanding disputes between Pakistan and India.

Khalilullah had said the purpose of handing over dossiers to the UN Secretary General was to inform him about the Indian involvement in fomenting terrorism in Pakistan.

He said that Pakistan will continue to inform UN about its concerns in this regard in future as well.

The COAS and PM also discussed progress made during Operation Zarb-i-Azb so far, and discussed the security situation at the Pak-Afghan border and in North Waziristan.



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