Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani held a meeting with the Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in Islamabad.
According to the details, both discussed bilateral relations as well as matters relating to parliamentary contacts between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Sadiq Sanjrani said Pak-Afghan ties can be further strengthened by promoting economic cooperation and political contacts.
He said there are great opportunities for expanding parliamentary level exchanges between the two countries.
The Chairman Senate said Pakistan supports the Intra Afghan dialogue and resolution of the Afghan conflict lies in the dialogue process.
Sadiq Sanjrani said Pakistan supports efforts for peace in the region.
The Chairman Senate said both the countries will have to work together for peace and stability in the region.
Earlier while addressing Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation, has thanked Pakistan for its efforts to take the Afghan peace process to its logical conclusion..
Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah says Pakistan has played an important role in facilitating the Afghan peace process.
He said both Pakistan and Afghanistan have paid a heavy price by facing various terror groups that are still acting as spoilers. He said we need to cooperate against such elements.
Abdullah Abdullah said his country will not allow any terror entity to pose a threat to any other nation.
He said the start of negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban is an important opportunity and offers the best hope to put the war behind us. He said we have asked our negotiating team to be patient and be ready to make compromises.
Abdullah Abdullah said Pakistan and Afghanistan are facing a serious of common threats and challenges including various shades of terrorism, extremism, intolerance, and more recently Covid-19. He said there is huge untapped security, political, the economic potential for cooperation between the two countries.