ISLAMABAD - Pakistan said on Thursday that its policy on drone attacks was very clear and that it had taken up the matter with US at all levels. Drone attacks have become a main irritant in the counter-terror campaign, said Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua while replying to questions on the recent drone attacks at the weekly briefing. She said Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday had given a comprehensive statement on the drone attacks and expressed Pakistans resentment on the issue. The Foreign Secretary has lodged a strong protest with the US Ambassador on the latest drone attack yesterday, she added. Answering a question regarding Pak-US ties, the spokesperson said, Pakistan attaches great importance to these relations and has been engaged with the American leadership to cooperate and coordinate operations against terrorists and to improve bilateral relations in all the fields. The spokesperson said, Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir will visit Washington DC on April 21 and 22 on the invitation of the United States to hold consultations on a broad range of issues, including bilateral relations, matters pertaining to countering terrorism and Afghanistan as well as on-going developments in the Middle East and North Africa. She said the law enforcement agencies of the two countries were also cooperating with each other in operations against terrorists, miscreants and militants. Earlier during the briefing, the spokesperson said there was 'much speculation in reports claiming details of a recent meeting between the Director CIA Leon Panetta and Director General ISI Lt-Gen Shuja Pasha in Washington. It is not a question of killing the civilians in border region with drones but it is more about hitting the militants hiding there. Yes it is true that Pakistan has always been seeking intelligence as well as technology sharing with any of the partner country in drive against militancy, she added. About Pakistans protest lodged against the Wednesdays drone attacks in Angoor Adda , she said, the US ambassador Cameron Munter was here at the Foreign Office the previous day regarding discussion on various issues when the Foreign Secretary lodged the protest with him. Commenting on Indian perception of taking China-Pakistan cooperation especially in military and infrastructure sectors as 'seriously, she said, Pakistan and China are time-tested friends and our bilateral relations are embedded in multifaceted friendship. Therefore, there are no reasons for any country in the world to feel threatened by Pak-China cooperation, she maintained The spokesperson informed the media that President Zardari had requested the Chinese government to assist Pakistan in finding a permanent solution of the disaster emerging in shape of Attabad lake. She said Mohali meeting between Prime Minister Gilani and his Indian counterpart Manmohan Sindh had given a boost to the resumption of bilateral talks. By and large foreign ministers of the two countries are likely to meet in the current year in quest of an amicable resolution of all outstanding issues with India including Kashmir. She said President Zardaris Turkey visit was successful. She said Prime Minister Gilani would visit Kabul on April 16 for a day to discuss bilateral issues including Afghan Transit Trade with host Afghan President Hamid Karzai. She confirmed a report that a staff member of Pakistans Embassy in Nepal was attacked on Thursday morning while riding his bike. She said the victim was out of danger.