Minister: (Afghan FM lauds Pakistan’s efforts for Afghan peace process)


ISLAMABAD:Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar in Kabul on Thursday and discussed bilateral relations, Afghan peace process and regional peace and security situation.


In his remarks, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has always been supportive of the dialogue process for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan.


He noted that peace in Afghanistan is important for 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.


He said the success of Afghan peace process is imperative for durable peace in Afghanistan.


He 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.