FM Qureshi reaffirms Pakistan's commitment for peace, stability in Afghanistan

FM Qureshi reaffirms Pakistan's commitment for peace, stability in Afghanistan

Islamabad (Web Desk): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to continue its efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan.


He was talking to an Afghan delegation led by Chairman of Hizb-e-Wahdat-e-Islami Muhammad Karim Khalili in Islamabad.

The foreign minister expressed satisfaction over the progress in intra-Afghan dialogue.

Shah Mahmood Quresh said that this is a unique opportunity for Afghan leadership which must be seized for peace in the region.

The foreign minister regretted that India is acting as a spoiler in Afghanistan, adding that Pakistan has presented evidence to the world community in this regard.

Referring to historic relations, FM Qureshi said that Pakistan is taking concrete steps for promotion of bilateral relations between the two countries.

He said Pakistan has also introduced a new visa policy to facilitate the Afghans.

The foreign minister said that Pakistan desires early but dignified return of the Afghan refugees to their homeland.

Muhammad Karim Khalili lauded Pakistan's role in the Afghan peace process.

He also thanked Pakistani leadership and people for hosting the Afghan refugees for many decades.