Some things have come to the fore in Pakistan’s new national security policy and it talks about peace with India. It was said that there should be no enmity for the next 100 years, but once again the issue of Kashmir has been raised by Pakistan. In the new national security policy, while talking of peace with India, he also reiterated the melody of the Kashmir issue. Pakistan has also not ruled out normalization of trade and economic ties till the final resolution of the Kashmir issue. An official in Islamabad, briefing the media about its first security policy, said that Pakistan “does not want enmity with India for the next 100 years”.
Pakistani media quoted the official as saying, “Economic security will be the central theme of the new national security policy.” But geo-economics does not mean that we will ignore our geo-strategic and geo-political interests. Let us tell you that the new national security policy will be released by Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Friday.
It was said that Kashmir will be an “important national policy” issue for Pakistan, but the new policy seeks peace with immediate neighbors by normalizing trade and business ties.
The National Security Policy for 2022 to 2026 seeks a change in Pakistan’s approach to geo-economics from geo-strategic. The official made it clear that with the present government in New Delhi, there is no possibility of rapprochement with India.
Notwithstanding its inclination towards geo-economics, Pakistan has not yet provided transit for India’s 50,000 tonnes of wheat aid to Afghanistan, nor is it allowed to trade Indian goods into Afghanistan through its land borders. allows.
first published:Jan. 13, 2022, 12:12 p.m.