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Islamabad is doing everything for the Afghan peace process


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

17th Feb, 2020. 12:10 pm
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Imran Khan (1)

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that Islamabad is doing everything for the Afghan peace process, and also wish for its success.

Addressing International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan, in Islamabad, Imran Khan said there are no terrorist safe havens in the country while addressing the two-day International Conference to mark forty years of Afghan Refugees’ Presence in Pakistan.

The government and the security forces are on the same page concerning the matter, he affirmed.

Talking about Pakistan’s hospitality, Imran Khan said generosity has no connection with bank balance as the past 20 years had been economically very tough for people here.

“It is very difficult to leave one’s home. Islam was linked to terrorism after the 9/11 incident and political leaders divided the people for getting votes.

“Children of Afghan migrants learned in Pakistan how to play cricket and today their team hold global ranking.”

The PM said that last 20 years were very tough for Pakistan but even Pakistan hosted Afghan refugees and gave them everything what they could give. He expressed these views while addressing Refugees Summit in Islamabad.

After 9/11, he said the terrorism was attached to Islamabad and Pakistan and its public faced many challenges but Afghan citizens were not left alone.

He said the Muslims in India were being targeted today and many of them were asked to go to Pakistan when they resorted to protest against Modi government and anti-Muslim laws.

He also came down hard upon the Modi government and its policies saying that the Muslims were being targeted in today’s India.

He said the present India was not that of Nehru and Ghandi. He stated that Muslims were being subjected to torture and violence.

“India is going to the wrong direction,” PM Imran Khan said, adding that the PM and Army Chief of a country whose population is more than a billion.

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