British High Commissioner Jane Marriott meets Interior Minister, both vow to promote ties

Celina Ali

Islamabad: Caretaker Minister for Interior, Sarfraz Bugti on Tuesday said that Pakistan attached great importance to friendly relations with Great Britain.

The minister and British High Commissioner, Jane Marriott agreed to promote relations in various fields in a meeting held here.

Bugti said conducting peaceful, transparent and fair elections was the priority of caretaker government. The ministry would provide all possible support to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in conducting the elections, he added. The minister said that the special role of the Pakistani community living in the UK in the development of both the countries was commendable.

The British High Commissioner thanked the minister for facilitating the transfer of Afghan refugees to the UK.