LONDON- Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says the government will continue implementation of economic reforms agenda to bring prosperity in the country.

He was talking to British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond who called on him in London. The two sides discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest particularly energy crisis in Pakistan and security situation in the region.

The Prime Minister shared with Foreign Secretary Hammond his government's economic reforms agenda and challenges faced in the energy sector. He said Pakistan's economy had shown improvement, with GDP growth rate reaching 4.1 percent. Prime Minister also highlighted the government's energy strategy to produce cheap electricity by improving fuel mix and actively implementing its plan to reduce line losses and power pilferage.

On Zarb-e-Azb, the Prime Minister highlighted the operation's success in effectively eliminating terrorists.

Foreign Secretary Hammond lauded Pakistan's economic reforms agenda and hoped that the government's resolve would not waver from this course. He also appreciated Pakistan's initiatives to work with its neighbors for regional peace and stability.