ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday lauded the British boxer of Pakistani origin Amir Khan and congratulated him on his recent achievements.

"We are proud of your achievements," he said while talking to Khan who is in Pakistan to express solidarity with the parents of those who lost their loved ones in the Peshawar school massacre.

Khan called on the Prime Minister here at the PM House and extended  condolences over the Peshawar incident and condemned it in strongest terms. Prime Minister said that soon Pakistan will be able to eliminate terrorism from the country and a number of terrorists had already been eliminated during the operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Khan, the youngest first-ever British Pakistani boxer who won the WBA Light Welterweight title at age 22, informed the Prime Minister about his plan of setting up a boxing academy in Pakistan. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and political Secretary to PM Dr Asif Kirmani were also present during the meeting.