Less than 10 per cent of the fence along the 2,343km of mountainous border with Afghanistan has been completed so far due to financial constraints.
"It won't cost them much", Asif said of the U.S.in an interview on February 2 in Islamabad.
"The war [in Afganistan] is costing them much more", he was quoted as saying.
Relations between Washington and Islamabad have frayed in recent months after US President Trump's angry tweet on January 1 about Pakistan's "lies and deceit" over its alleged support for the Afghan Taliban and their allies.
Asif in the Bloomberg interview also called upon the U.S. to extend its help for repatriation of Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan, which he said is paramount to establishing peace.
Asif told the news outlet that as many as 70,000 people are crossing the border a day, terming it a "free for all".
He said this while speaking to Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal who called on him here to discuss the Pak-US relations and regional security issues.
When asked about Trump's allegations, Asif said that Pakistan wanted better ties with the U.S.
It's a free for all.
On Friday, Karzai met with Pakistani officials about a week after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani insisted that the "center of Taliban terrorism is in Pakistan" and demanded that authorities in the neighboring country "show some concrete action to rid their territory of insurgents".
Sajna has been an important terrorrist commander of the Pakistani Taliban and had close links with the Afghan Taliban, the officials said.
He said both Pakistan and United States should work together for peace in the region.
Qaiser Khan Afridi, a spokesman for the UN Refugee Agency in Islamabad, said there were funding shortages for Afghan refugees as resources have been diverted to other places like Syria and Iraq.
The drone fired two missiles at a house, reportedly belonging to the militants linked to the Haqqani Network.
According reports, Janjua said that instead of getting engaged in a blame game, Pakistan and Afghanistan should engage in concrete cooperation.
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Texas Governor Gregg Abbott responded on Twitter writing, "The hearts and soul of Texas mourn with you". "May God rest his soul". Richardson Police spokesman Kevin Perlich said police had received reports of a disturbance with shots fired just after 7 p.m.
Channel 2 said police chose to make no recommendation and leave a decision on those charges up to the prosecutor's office. One reportedly concerns claims Mr Netanyahu improperly received lavish gifts from Hollywood and business figures.
He made his move to Manchester United and had a good career at various clubs. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends". News was confirmed late on Friday night of the sad passing of former Ireland global Liam Miller , at the age of 36.
The photo has surpassed Beyonce's twins photo and is now the most liked Instagram on the platform with over 15 million likes. The clip chronicles Jenner's pregnancy, and includes reactions from her friends and family .
The Egyptian Army has announced on Friday the launch of a major operation against extremist militants across the country. Over the years, most attacks have targeted soldiers and police, but civilians have also been killed.
Sports manufacturers Nike on Wednesday in faraway London unveiled the Super Eagles' home and away kits for the 2018 World Cup . However, the kit refuses to veer away from tradition, with the away strip using the classic all green look of Nigeria .
Exports have increased from a little more than 100,000 barrels a day in 2013 to 1.53 million in November. Crude prices have given up almost all of this year's gains, falling roughly 6% since late last week.
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A team like the Cubs will be gunning to win it all this year, and they'll count on Darvish to help win some big games. The Dodgers are among the large-market teams endeavoring to keep their payrolls under the luxury-tax threshold.
Both sides agreed to deepen their engagement in several areas including health, IT, tourism, youth affairs, sports, agriculture. He will then hold talks with Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, who will host a banquet in the visiting dignitary's honour.
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