ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday called upon the United Kingdom, one of its major coalition partners in the war on terror, to take notice of Indian involvement in Balochistan and the tribal areas. Talking to visiting British Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Bill Rammell here at his office, Ch. Ahmed Mukhtar said that India should restrict itself to the development of Afghanistan and stop sponsoring terrorist activities in Pakistan. The Defence Minister said that a regional approach towards Afghanistan was unlikely to produce fruitful results unless the concerns of the neighbouring countries, particularly Pakistan, were addressed. The British Minister agreed that Pakistans concerns about India and Afghanistan would have to be addressed for stability of the region. They also discussed process of integration of moderate elements with in the Taliban in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the visiting British dignitary also called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Tariq Majeed and exchanged views on evolving regional security situation, revised US strategy for Afghanistan and the region and enhancement of bilateral defence cooperation. General Tariq Majeed appreciated the resolute commitment of the UK in striving for stability of the region and thanked the visiting dignitary for the UKs assistance to Pakistan in diverse fields. Discussing the security situation in Afghanistan, General Tariq Majid stressed on the need to evolve a prudent mechanism to address the issue of re-integration of Taliban, and bridging the North-South divide while maintaining the traditional neutrality of Afghanistan. Rammell lauded the sacrifices rendered by the people and armed forces of Pakistan and assured UKs continued support in its efforts to eradicate terrorism and violent extremism. APP adds: Pakistan Wednesday conveyed to the United Kingdom that the regional approach towards Afghanistan would unlikely to produce fruitful results unless the sensitivities of the neighbouring countries, particularly Pakistan, are addressed. This was stated by Federal Minister for Defence, Ch Ahmad Mukhtar, during a meeting with the visiting UK Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Bill Rammell MP, who called on him. Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar said that the coalition partners needed to understand and address Pakistans concern in this regard. The meeting exchanged views on the existing level of defence cooperation, security needs of the Armed Forces of Pakistan, Pak-India ties and the geo strategic situation of the region with special reference to Afghanistan. Talking to the UK Minister of State for Defence, the Minister said that Pakistan is sincere in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan because a friendly, peaceful and stable Afghanistan was in the strategic interest of Pakistan. He said that Pakistan is playing a positive role to train Afghan National Army. Pak-India relations and the involvement of India in Afghanistan also came under discussion during the meeting. The Minister informed Rt.Hon Bill Rammell MP that India is involved in sabotaging peace and creating trouble and instability in Baluchistan and Tribal Areas and the coalition partners and the international community require to take not of Indian involvement. He said that Pakistan wants India to restrict herself to the development of Afghanistan and stop supporting terrorist activities in Pakistan so that durable stability could be brought to the region. Rt.Hon Bill Rammell MP responded that Pakistans concerns about India and Afghanistan need to be addressed for stability of the region. He said Pakistan and India require to create conditions to remove the trust deficit and start the process of composite dialogue. He said that all regional powers need to play their role in bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan, saying Pakistan role is of critical importance in this regard. The Minister briefed the visiting dignitary about the anti-terror efforts and the steps taken by Pakistan for the rehabilitation of about 2.6 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the reconstruction of economic and social infrastructure of Malakand and other terror-affected areas. Bill Rammell said his country deeply appreciated the role of the Security Forces of Pakistan in eliminating terrorist elements from the Swat Valley and adjacent districts. The meeting also deliberated on the security needs of Pakistan. The Minister informed the UK side that the enhancing the capacity building of the Armed Forces of Pakistan is highly essential and the international community needs to assist Pakistan in terms of equipment, finance and training- so as to effectively combat terrorism. He said that Pakistan has paid heavy economic and human cost while fighting the war on terror but, regrettably, the assistance being provided by the donors and the coalition partners does not commensurate with the losses suffered by Pakistan.