Pakistan, UK to jointly counter terror, crime, illegal migration

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VALLETTA: Pakistan and United Kingdom have reaffirmed their commitment to work in partnership for countering the shared threats of terrorism, organised crime and illegal migration.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his British counterpart, David Cameron on Friday agreed to continue close collaboration in diverse fields particularly trade, investment and security. The two leaders, who met here on the sidelines of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in the Maltese capital, expressed long-term commitment to work together for greater security and prosperity of their countries. Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan considers United Kingdom a close friend and a trusted partner and said that bilateral relations were based on sound footing and strong diaspora linkages