FM Qureshi, Haneef Atmar Discuss Security of Afghan embassy In Pakistan

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

19th Jul, 2021. 05:09 pm
Qureshi meets Afghan counterpart

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi telephoned his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar here on Monday and informed him about steps taken to release the Afghan ambassador’s daughter in the federal capital.

The phone call between Qureshi and the Afghan counterpart came a day after Kabul called back its ambassador and senior diplomats from Pakistan.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi assured the Afghan foreign minister that Islamabad would take all possible steps to bring the culprits behind the July 16 incident to justice at the earliest. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is fully aware of the diplomatic norms, he added.

He said the security of the Afghan embassy and consulate in Pakistan has been beefed up.

“We hope that the Afghan government will review its decision of calling back its ambassador and senior diplomats from Pakistan keeping in view Pakistan’s serious efforts,” the foreign minister said.

He said we hope that the Afghan government will review its decision of calling back its ambassador and senior diplomats from Pakistan keeping in view Pakistan’s serious efforts.

The Afghan Foreign Minister thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his personal interest in the investigation into the incident.

The Afghan Foreign Minister thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for taking a personal interest in the investigation into the incident. He also appreciated FM Qureshi’s efforts for enhancing the security of the Afghan embassy and the consulate.

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