Tonight with Moeed Pirzada:Fault lines in Pakistan’s Foreign Policy!


Pakistan should have not participated with a high level delegation in the Heart of Asia Conference in India, said former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri and former Ambassador Senator Sherry Rehman. While participating in ‘’Tonight with Moeed Pirzada’’ program, both criticized Pakistan’s current foreign Policy. Both agreed that Pakistan should have not participated in the conference at Ministerial level. As the Pakistani High commission in India was aware of the fact that, Indian designs were against the diplomatic values. Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri said that Pakistan should only negotiate with India, if they are ready to do so, on equal basis. Indian Hegemony will not be tolerated and relations with India at the moment are very complicated. Senator Sherry Rehman said that India is aiming for a more aggressive posture towards its neighbors. Talks with India will be only conducive, if India accepts the fact that it cannot undermine Pakistan. She said that Pakistan should aim for a robust counter foreign Policy to counter Indian narrative. The existing policy cannot be further maintained as new policy needs to be formulated. Commenting on the role of Sartaj Aziz, she said that the advisor is a competitive person and the government should evaluate him to the position of a full pledge foreign Minister.


  1. Absolutely classic and serious discussion was made. Sorry I couldn’t watch it live. Pakistan can’t run its substantial foreign policy without appointing a wise foreign minister. Your guest speakers have spoken solid points. But in recent scenario nothing is going to happen. You’re right NS can’t make foreign office operational in interest of Pakistan.
    Thank you for conducting a great discussion.


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