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Statement on PM phone call with Nawaz Sharif

The Prime Minister David Cameron congratulated Nawaz Sharif on his party's success in the recent Pakistani elections.

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A Downing St spokesperson said:

The Prime Minister spoke to Nawaz Sharif earlier today to congratulate him on his party’s success in the recent Pakistani elections.

The Prime Minister and Nawaz Sharif agreed that the strong bond between the UK and Pakistan was a huge asset and that they would work together to strengthen the relationship further. The Prime Minister welcomed Nawaz Sharif’s commitment to prioritise economic reforms.

The two leaders also agreed on their shared commitment to the trilateral process and its importance in achieving peace in Afghanistan and the wider region.

Published 13 May 2013