Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump and briefed him about Pakistan's perspective on the Kashmir issue.

"The prime minister conveyed Pakistan's position to President Trump and took him into confidence," said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in a video statement broadcast on television.

"Pakistan, like always, is committed to the peace process. The role we have played is for the betterment of the region and the steps we have taken are for the mutual benefit of Pakistan and Afghanistan and for peace and stability. We will continue to take such steps," he said.

He said that direct contact had been established with four out of five permanent members of the Security Council and they are aware of Pakistan's viewpoint.