Meanwhile, the White House said Friday that trade ties between Pakistan and the United States are set to witness a new record this year as President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan reaffirmed commitment for a stronger relationship.
The conversation also discussed the prevailing conditions in neighboring Afghanistan, with Trump thanking Khan for Pakistan's efforts in helping secure the release of two Western hostages from the Taliban.
He said Qatar has played a significant role in releasing two foreign professors kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
However, Trump still looks to withdraw troops from Afghanistan US officials said Washington would continue to support efforts for an "enduring outcome" and would even support the continued Indian involvement in that country, despite the fact that it could create consternation in Pakistan.
Both leaders agreed to continue to work together for the promotion of this shared scheme.
The Afghan Taliban released two Western hostages in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, handing them over to USA forces more than three years after they were abducted in Kabul.
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Raking up allegations on the "current situation" in Jammu and Kashmir, he claimed that millions of people are under a clampdown in the region.
US President Donald Trump has insisted that peace talks with the Taliban can only resume if a cease-fire is enforced, according to Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani.
His comments come several days after the Taliban released an American and Australian professor in exchange for the release of three Taliban prisoners by the Afghan government.
Recalling their meetings in Washington and NY earlier this year, Trump and Imran agreed to "deepen bilateral collaboration, including in relevant multilateral fora". "As part of the global community working to bring peace & end the suffering of the Afghan people, Pakistan has fully supported & facilitated this release".
The legislation comes after President Trump in September declared peace talks with the Taliban "dead".
The Taliban remains strongly opposed to any peace talks with the Kabul administration, dismissing it as an American puppet.
The Premier continued, "As part of its policy of supporting initiatives for a negotiated political settlement of the Afghan conflict".