AsiaBizz: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister David Cameron Scheduled To Meet
Pakistanâ€™s President Asif Ali Zardari and UKâ€™s Prime Minister David Cameron are scheduled to meet at a dinner, in the background of the ongoing tense diplomatic relations between both the nations. Sources state that the intention of the meeting will be to ease out the topic of PM Cameronâ€™s statement on Pakistanâ€™s role in promoting terrorism, by having talks with each other.
Mr. Zardari is also scheduled to meet the UK Home Secretary. Previously Pakistanâ€™s ISI officials had cancelled their visit to the UK, after PM Cameron had made a statement regarding Pakistan by saying that it is promoting terrorism from inside. This statement was very sensitive on the Pakistani side. His statement caused his effigies to be burnt on the streets of Karachi.
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari
President Zardari made a statement, that some individuals still doubt Pakistanâ€™s determination to fight terrorism in their country. He added that the war against terrorism must be united and that his country is already paying the price of human casualties in this war.
PM Cameron on the other stated on BBC WM on Tuesday that there is still a problem of terrorist groups in Pakistan, who continue to threat UK and its neighbor India. They are a direct threat to the troops in Afghanistan; this is something that needs to dealt with. (BBC)