Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that his government wants peace not only in the country, but the region. The comments from Sharif came as he asked the Taliban to join the peace process and become part of the political process.
In an interview with a private TV channel in London, Sharif said that his government is serious in negotiations with the Taliban, the Daily Times reports. He said that Interior Minister Chaurdhy Nisar had been given the responsibility for dialogue with the Taliban.
Sharif said that he wants to include all stakeholders, including the Taliban, in the negotiations. The prime minister is in London to attend the World Islamic Economic Forum.