Dipl: (Pakistan reunites Afghan boy with family)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reunited an Afghan boy Ubaidullah with his family as a gesture of amity and humanity.

The fifteen-year old Ubaidullah who got separated from his family two years back was handed over to the Afghan Embassy in Islamabad by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua at a ceremony here on Friday.

Speaking on the occasion, Tehmina Janjua said Pakistan wishes Afghanistan to be a peaceful, prosperous and bright country and it is ready to extend cooperation to this effect.

She said peace and stability in Afghanistan is inevitable for a peaceful region and Pakistan will continue joint efforts with Afghanistan.

The reunion of the boy with his family has been made possible due to the efforts of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul and Child Protection and Welfare Bureau of Pakistan.

The government and people of Afghanistan have deeply appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for taking good care of the destitute Afghan boy and his safe reunion with his family.