Governor maintains India wants terrorism to destabilise Afghanistan.

LAHORE -- Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar Sunday alleged that India wanted to destabilise Afghanistan by promoting terrorism in the region. 'Pakistan, on the other hand, has wholeheartedly worked for peace in Afghanistan without taking sides,' he said while talking to senior columnists at the Governor House here. The governor said that Pakistan was not supporting or opposing any group in Afghanistan as the decision on Afghanistan was now to be taken by the Afghans.

'We stand by peace, and we will continue to play our role for peace because peace in Afghanistan will benefit Pakistan more than any other country in the region. Bullet cannot replace ballot in Afghanistan,' he observed. He said Pakistan had been sacrificing the most for war on terror. Talking about his recent visit to the United States, the governor said that he held successful meetings with the US officials there. He said he briefed the US officials on Pakistan's sacrifices against terrorism and its role in establishing peace.

'In my tour to the United States, I briefed the American leadership about our role for peace in Afghanistan and the region. It helped them in understanding Pakistani version. It will prove beneficial for Pakistan,' he remarked. Ch Sarwar appreciated the Pakistani and Indian Sikh communities in the United States who, 'what he said', were on the same page. He said the Sikh community had always stood by Pakistan's position on all issues...

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