PM Imran Khan welcomes opening of intra-Afghan talks

PM Imran Khan welcomes opening of intra-Afghan talks

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran has warmly welcomed the start of Intra-Afghan Negotiations, urging the Afghans to ‘seize historic opportunity’ to end conflict and bring peace in the country.

In a statement, he reiterated that Pakistan will continue to extend full support and solidarity with Afghan people as they march forward in the journey for peace and development.

“Finally our combined efforts have brought forth the day that the Afghan people have been yearning for,” Khan asserted.

The prime minister said through relentless efforts, Pakistan has played a pivotal role in facilitating the Afghan peace process to this juncture.

He said we feel deeply gratified today as we have fulfilled our part of the responsibility.

“It is now for the Afghan leaders to seize the historic opportunity, work together constructively, and secure an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement,” PM Imran said.

The premier said that successful culmination of an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process is indispensable for Afghanistan, and for regional peace, stability and prosperity.

Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed the hope that all sides will honour their respective commitments, persevere in the face of all challenges, and remain unflinchingly committed to achieving the desired outcome.