ISLAMABAD (Agencies): Pakistan and Britain have affirmed their commitment to intensify cooperation in counter-terrorism efforts and the prevention of human trafficking.

The agreement was reached during a meeting between Aftab Akbar Durrani, Federal Secretary for Interior, and Simon Ridley, the 2nd Permanent Secretary of the British Home Office, held in Islamabad.

The discussions also centered on advancing collaboration between law enforcement agencies in both nations. Aftab Akbar Durrani emphasized Pakistan’s provision of comprehensive facilities for the transfer of Afghan refugees to Britain and highlighted the recent reduction in the overstaying fee from $800 to $400.

Progress on extradition agreements between Pakistan and the United Kingdom was also reviewed during the meeting.

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