RISALPUR – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday that Pakistan wanted to have better relations with neighbouring countries.

The Prime Minister stated this while addressing a passing out ceremony held at Asghar Khan PAF Academy in Risalpur(PAF) Risalpur Academy. He added Pakistan is a peace-loving country, adding that shared development should be our purpose.

He said cooperation rather than conflict and shared prosperity rather than mutual suspicion is the hallmark of our policy.

Highlighting the strength of armed forces, he said that Pakistan Army was fully capable of responding to any challenge and threat.

He further said that Pakistan Air Force played an important role in Operation Zarb-e-Azb to combat terrorism in country.

The Prime Minister urged the passed out cadets that as Shaheens they should dedicate their energy and abilities to make Pakistan fully secured and well-defended country. He said the whole nation stands behind you.

Earlier, the Prime Minister reviewed the parade and gave awards to the cadets.

PAF Sherdil squadron displayed splendid air display on the occasion.

Governor KP Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Air Chief Suhail Aman diplomats and high civil and military officials are attending the ceremony.