Stability of region depends on peaceful Afghanistan says FM

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

19th Nov, 2020. 02:16 pm

Foreign Minister  FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan has always been supportive of the dialogue process for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan.

According to the details, he held a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar in Kabul on Thursday and discussed bilateral relations, the Afghan peace process, and regional peace and security situation.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi noted that peace in Afghanistan is important for the peace and stability of the region. He said it is a matter of satisfaction that the world today is acknowledging Pakistan’s stance and appreciating its facilitator role in the peace process.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the success of the Afghan peace process is imperative for durable peace in Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister said the transit trade and preferential trade agreements between Pakistan and Afghanistan will help promote the volume of trade and investment between the two countries.

The Afghan Foreign Minister appreciated Pakistan’s sincere efforts for the Afghan peace process.

Earlier Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday gave a warm welcome to Prime Minister Imran Khan. Upon arrival at Kabul airport, the Prime Minister and his delegation was received by Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar and Afghan President’s Special Representative for Pakistan Mohammad Umer Daudzai and senior officials. Ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan and Embassy officials also present.

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