ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Tuesday told the Parliamentary Committee on National Security that talks are under way between Pakistan, US and NATO to sign written agreements for future cooperation.

She stated this while briefing the PCNS that met at the Parliament House under the chairmanship of Senator Raza Rabbani. Foreign Minister Hina briefed the members with the Pakistan’s stance over the Afghanistan and related issues.

The in camera briefing lasted for 3 to 4 hours in which some members of the PCNS are reported to have criticised the Foreign Minister for not implementing the Parliamentary recommendations.

Later, briefing the media persons after the meeting of the PCNS, Raza Rabbani stated that members shown mix reaction over the briefing of the Foreign Minister and stated that FM was directed by the PCNS for the implementation of recommendations of the Parliament over reviewing relations with the NATO, US and Afghanistan.

He stated that PCNS has given a package of necessary measures to the FM. Raza Rabbani said that Hina has briefed the Committee over recent visit of Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf to Afghanistan.

He said next PCNS session would be held on August 6th to analyse the proposed legislative measures by the Committee over the missing persons issue. “Foreign Minister has told the Committee that talks are continuing for treaties with the US and NATO in written form”,  Rabbani stated. Those members who attended the meeting were Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Mushahid Hussain Syed, Ishaq Dar, Mehtab Khan Abbasi, Nadeem Afzal Gondal, Aftab Sherpao, Talha Mehmood Khan and some other members.