ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has said that Pakistan will take all necessary measures to mitigate the threat emanating from the presence of Daesh in Afghanistan.
In his weekly news briefing here today, the spokesperson said these measures include effective border control and management.
He pointed out that there are swathes of ungoverned territories in Afghanistan and Daesh and other terrorist outfits are gaining grounds there.
The spokesman said visiting Acting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Alice Wells had a meeting with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad today.
“The two sides reviewed entire gamut of bilateral relations,” he added.
He said the visit is taking place in the backdrop of US policy review on Afghanistan and the region and it provided an important opportunity to Pakistan to share its perspective on Afghanistan and broader issues relating to this region.