Terrorists are using Afghan soil to conduct gruesome attacks in Pakistan: FM Qureshi
Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that it is regrettable that terrorists are using Afghan soil to conduct gruesome attacks in Pakistan.
Presiding over the meeting of the Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday, the Foreign Minister said that Pakistan is committed to continuing its conciliatory efforts for peace in Afghanistan.
Federal Minister for Finance, Shaukat Tarin, Trade Adviser Razzaq Dawood, Special Representative of the Prime Minister for Afghanistan Ambassador Muhammad Sadiq, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, Special Secretary Raza Bashar Tarar, Foreign Affairs Experts, former Foreign Secretaries and Ambassadors and other members of the Council attended.
The meeting discussed important diplomatic issues including the rapidly deteriorating situation in Afghanistan and the current situation of the Corona in Pakistan, the economic implications of the pandemic and the steps taken to deal with them.
The Foreign Minister said that due to our effective strategy including Smart Lockdown, the rate of spread of the Corona pandemic in Pakistan has come down drastically and all efforts are being made to address the economic implications of the Corona pandemic. He informed the council members about the progress made so far in the investigation of the incident.
He said that the use of Afghan soil in terrorist activities in Pakistan was regrettable. Pakistan considers peace to be essential for the development and improvement of ties in the region. Pakistan will be most affected due to the Afghan war.
Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Pakistan is committed to continuing its reconciliation efforts for peace in Afghanistan. The meeting also discussed the situation in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and other important diplomatic issues.
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