NEW YORK: Pakistan s Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi says the country has made gains on the political, security and economic fronts in the past three years, the Radio Pakistan reported.
She was talking to a group of students and faculty members from the US Army War College in New York.
She said defeating terrorism, growing the economy and building a peaceful neighborhood are among Pakistan s top priorities.
The envoy also emphasized addressing two key external challenges, promotingpeace and security in Afghanistan and normalizing relations with India on the basis of resolution of outstanding disputes.
She said democracy had been strengthened and consolidated in the country during the past three years.
There is a firm national consensus in the country now that Pakistan s future lay in democracy, she added.
Maleeha Lodhi said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not be confined to China and Pakistan but will be win-win for the entire region.