Afghan peace process Pakistan’s Delegation Visits Afghanistan

Pakistan’s special representative to Afghanistan, Mohammad Sadiq headed the delegation of high-level officials. The delegation arrived in Kabul to meet Afghan leadership.

Afghanistan’s National security adviser Hamdullah Mohib confirmed the visit of Pakistan’s officials. He informed that both parties would be discussing current issues and bilateral relations.

Discussion on Afghan Peace Process

Moreover, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Kabul Mansoor Ahmed khan tweeted to confirm the envoy’s visit to Kabul. While reporting he said, “Pakistan’s Special Representative on Afghan Reconciliation H.E. Ambassador Muhammad Sadiq arrives in Kabul leading a high-level delegation for discussions with Afghan side on peace, security and related matters”.

During the visit, Pakistan’s delegation arrived at the presidential palace in Kabul. Afghanistan’s special representative to Pakistan Muhammad Umer Daudzai received the Pakistani delegation. During the meeting, the officials discussed matters related to trade, transit, peace talks and bilateral issues.

On Friday, Foreign ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkey met in a trilateral meeting, in Kabul to resume Afghan Peace Process after the conference in turkey was delayed due to the non-participation of the Taliban.

Support for Peaceful Afghanistan – Trilateral Meeting

Turkey’s foreign ministry issued a statement. It was stated that in a trilateral meeting between Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi showed their commitment to back a peaceful, stable, sovereign, unified and democratic Afghanistan.

During the meeting, the three ministers spoke on and recognized the key factors of achieving Afghan peace. The three leaders acknowledged that Afghan-led and Afghan-owned political process and sustainable political settlement is the way to stability in Afghanistan.

The Afghan officials appreciated the efforts of the UN, Qatar and Turkey to organize the high officials meeting. The Afghan government acknowledged that it will help to accelerate the ongoing peace process. They recognized the significance of the Heart of Asia- Istanbul process as a platform that would add to regional stability.

All three Foreign Ministers emphasized the need for an immediate solution to the violence in Afghanistan.




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