He said it was time for Pakistan to join USA efforts to deny any opportunity to terrorists to launch cross border attacks in Afghanistan so that they could not see an alternative to a negotiated settlement. He said there is lack of trust and therefore both sides should work to build the trust.
Hale said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had told Pakistani leaders that time had come for action against all terrorists under the new USA policy.
He said Pakistan also lodged formal protest over the killing of the diplomat.
Election 2017: What's on the November ballot
Registered Republican voters are holding the lead in early returns, casting about 307,691 ballots as of Monday evening. The Courthouse District has the only contested race, with Case Clinger and Jerry Boothe on the ballot for Supervisor.
While pointing out security challenges in Pakistan, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Monday has said that the safe havens of terrorists in Afghanistan are creating troubles in our country.
Expanding on India, Asif told the conference that Pakistan "always preferred comprehensive dialogue with India" that could contribute to peace in the region, the Dawn report said.
To a question regarding Afghan Government's resolve for peace he said, the Afghan Government should trace and reach out to the elements within its ranks that do not want peace and stability in that country and the region.
Plans for Oxford Street transformation published
The shopping street in London is somewhat of an obstacle course thanks to the floods of pedestrians passing through every day. "The transformation of Oxford Street will give Londoners room to breathe in the heart of the city", he said.
He said sustainable solutions for regional peace require collective efforts and Pakistan remained on the forefront of all such efforts. "If Pakistan's leaders choose not to take advantage of this opportunity for cooperation, we will act accordingly", said the ambassador.
In fact, Tillerson paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan before landing in Pakistan with the United States administration increasingly anxious over spurt in terrorist activities in Kabul. He added the Taliban will have to be pressurised until they agree to hold talks.
Earlier, US Ambassador David Hale said India's role in Afghanistan was restricted to only economic assistance.
Assistant director of 'Fanney Khan' hospitalised after accident
Her sensuous never-seen-before avatar was loved by her fans and her chemistry with Ranbir Kapoor set the temperature soaring. Earlier, the shoot was disrupted after a third assistant director met with an accident while crossing the road.
He said Islamabad suggested that Afghan refugees in Pakistan needed to be sent home.