ISLAMABAD: “Pakistan and the United Kingdom have enjoyed close relations in diverse fields, including trade, commerce, education, security and defence,” said the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi, in his meeting with British Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon in Islamabad.

He said these relations had been further strengthened in the last two years.

The Special Assistant to PM also briefed the visiting dignitary on the Prime Minister's vision of a peaceful neighbourhood. The visiting Secretary of State for Defence appreciated Pakistan's role in the fight against terrorism and its policies for a peaceful neighbourhood.