Intra-Afghan dialogue best opportunity for establishment of peace, Afghan leadership should capitalize on it: FM


ISLAMABAD:   Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Afghan leadership has the best opportunity to establish peace in Afghanistan in the form of intra-Afghan dialogue and the responsibility rests with Afghan leadership too to capitalize on this opportunity well.

“ Afghan intra dialogue is the best opportunity available with Afghan leadership for establishment of peace in Afghanistan and it is its responsibility to capitalize on it well”, FM Qureshi said this while talking to Afghan foreign minister Muhammad Hanif Atmar.

He underlined that intra Afghan dialogue must be result oriented for realization of dream of abiding peace in Afghanistan. Pakistan will continue its sincere efforts for peace and stability in the region including Afghanistan.

He held that Pakistan and Afghanistan are bound in old historical fraternal ties. Pakistan wants a prosperous, peaceful and stable Afghanistan. The regional peace and stability is inter linked to peace in Afghanistan, he added.

He remarked that keeping in view the travelling difficulties of Afghan citizens, Pakistan has introduced new visa policy.

He also apprised his Afghan counterpart about his meeting with members of Afghan Jirga who are currently visiting Pakistan.


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