- Arif says a stable and peaceful Afghanistan is a must and Pakistan can help rebuild Afghanistan
(Karachi) President Dr Arif Alvi has said that India is playing a spoiler's role in the region including in Afghanistan and aims to disrupt peace, Radio Pakistan reported.
Speaking during an interview on private TV channel, Alvi said that India has ill-intentions and evil designs to disrupt peace in the region.
He stated that India has hegemonic designs and started skirmishes with China. He pointed out a stable and peaceful Afghanistan is a must for Pakistan and the region. "Pakistan can help rebuild Afghanistan," he added.
To a question, the president said the prime minister decides political issues as per his political acumen. He mentioned further steps should be taken to control food inflation. "In my view, the government has to focus on food inflation," he added.
Dr Alvi said that during initial months of the government, the prime minister made strenuous efforts to overcome severe financial challenges.
To another question, he said all parties should be united for the country. He opined that the government did not pass on burden of circular debt to the public and continued subsidies. He said efforts were made to strengthen economy.