Pakistan desires peace in Afghanistan, says FM Qureshi

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

27th Nov, 2020. 09:54 am
Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan and an honorable return to Afghan refugees to their homeland.

As per the details, the Foreign Minister had a meeting with Afghan counterpart Mohammed Haneef Atmar on the sidelines of the 47th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Niamey, Niger on Friday.

FM Qureshi said that Pakistan will continue to play its conciliatory role for peace in the neighboring country.

In addition to this, he also said that the Afghan leadership should remain cognizant of the elements which want to sabotage peace efforts in Afghanistan.

On the other hand, the Afghan Foreign Minister commended Pakistan’s sincere efforts in the Afghan peace process.

Kabul welcomes Pak-Afghan joint vision

Kabul has appreciated Pakistan’s role for peace and stability in the region and its commitment to extend efforts on the Afghan peace process.

According to the details, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad welcomed the Joint Vision of Afghanistan and Pakistan on peace and development earlier this month.

Taking to his Twitter, he said, “If implemented, it provides an opportunity to move forward on peace and development in the region.”

He added, “Pakistan Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI’s visit to Kabul represents a concrete step forward as does the Joint Vision that Afghanistan and Pakistan announced.”

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