ISLAMABAD

President Mamnoon Hussain expressed confidence that serious efforts of the peace dialogue committee would prove instrumental in establishing enduring peace and security in the country.He expressed these views while talking to Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Affairs and Coordinator of peace dialogue committee Irfan Siddique who called on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr Monday. Matters pertaining to peace talks were discussed during the meeting.The President expressed confidence that the serious efforts of the peace dialogue committee would prove instrumental in establishing enduring peace and security in the county. He said that as member of peace dialogue committee, the government has entrusted Irfan Siddique with an assignment of great national importance and expressed hope that dialogue with Taliban would start soon as the entire nation was looking towards holding of successful and meaningful results to ensure lasting peace and security in the countryThe President said that peace and stability is the top most priority of the government and every possible effort would be taken to restore peace and normalcy in the country. The socio- economic development and progress and prosperity of the people is directly linked to the peace and security in all parts of the country, the President remarked.Irfan Siddique thanked the President for meeting and assured that the committee would work with full dedication and commitment to hold result- oriented talks aimed at establishing durable peace in the country.The President on the occasion also condoled with Irfan Siddique, the death of his brother-in-law, Asif Jamil and offered fateha for the departed soul.