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Sharif should reach out to Dold Trump, says Musharraf

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Islamabad, Nov 21: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that it was a golden opportunity for Pakistan to step up and build an immediate liaison with the US President-elect Dold Trump as he was not “well-versed with political dymics” of the region and has yet to formulate a strategy vis-a-vis South Asia. “This is a golden opportunity for Pakistan, the Prime Minister (waz Sharif) needs to step up and build an immediate liaison with the new (US) administration,” Musharraf said in an interview to Dunya News on Sunday.

India, he said, wants to maintain “hegemony” in the region. India sees itself as a “future economic giant” not only in the region, but in the world. “India wants to isolate Pakistan not only economically but also diplomatically,” he said. The former Pakistan Army chief said that the India caucus in the US Sete was more vigilant and proactive. Pakistan needs to “derive an effective strategy as well to counter the Indian rratives” in the US circles. (IANS)

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