ISLAMABAD: Newly elected Prime Minister of Britain Theresa May said that Britain is close and dependable friend of Pakistan.

British High Commission (HC) in a statement said here on Wednesday that British and Pakistani Prime Ministers spoke to underline the strong relations between the two countries.

During the conversation between Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, and Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistani Prime Minister.

“Prime Minister Sharif said that the Pakistani government and people greatly value their country’s long association with the UK as a close ally and trusted partner.

The Pm reaffirmed our commitment to supporting Pakistan’s democratic development, noting the progress Prime Minister Sharif has made in restoring economic stability and improving security.

She concluded that Britain would continue to be a close and dependable friend of Pakistan” statement said.