Web Desk: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif was on Monday was reported as saying that India has outsourced the task of terrorism in Pakistan to those sitting in Afghanistan. He said Afghanistan in coordination with India is hatching conspiracies against security of Pakistan, learnt 24 News HD.
Khawaja Asif has said that the decision of closing border with Afghanistan is a matter of national security and it should not be politicized.
Asif while talking on floor of the house stressed on proper border management between Pakistan and Afghanistan. He said that Pakistan wants to have proper border management with Afghanistan. He told that there are two hundred crossing points at the border and out of these nine are very active and sixteen are active points.
As per Radio Pakistan, Khawaja Asif said Pakistan has hosted 3.5 million Afghan refugees in the past and even now two million Afghans are living in Pakistan.
He said peace in Pakistan and Afghanistan is inter-linked and by joint efforts we can eradicate the menace of terrorism from the region. He said if Afghanistan is willing to eliminate terrorism from its soil then Pakistan will support Afghanistan in this war.
The Defence Minister said that holding of the mega event of final of Pakistan Super League in Lahore was a message to the terrorists.