Pakistan will continue to play role for reconciliation process in Afghanistan: PM

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

03rd Oct, 2019. 03:27 pm
The high-level Afghan Taliban delegation

The Afghan Taliban delegation, led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, has called on Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The high-level Afghan Taliban delegation currently in Islamabad met with Prime minister. Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa and Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed, chief of Pakistan’s secret agency, were also present at the meeting at the Prime Minister’s House.

The Taliban delegation met to discuss peace talks and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan wants the solution of the Afghan problem according to the will of the Afghan people.

The Prime Minister further said that he would continue to play a role in reconciliation and dialogue in Afghanistan.

The delegation was received by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday morning, according to a press release issued by the Foreign Office (FO).

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Faisal stated that Afghan Taliban delegation agreed to review progress under the stalled US-Taliban peace talks.

The meeting with senior Afghan Taliban delegation was led by

During their meeting with the foreign minister, the delegation of the Taliban Political Commission (TPC) in Doha discussed the regional situation, the Afghan peace process and other issues of mutual interest.

Inter-Services Intelligence Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hameed, Foreign Affairs Secretary Sohail Mahmood and other FO officials were present for the meeting.

According to the Foreign Office, this is the first visit of a Taliban delegation to Pakistan since the establishment of the TPC.

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