Afghan media delegation visits ISPR

07 Apr, 2017 9:59 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – A 13-member Afghan media delegation visited Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Ministry of State and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), Ministry of Commerce, Higher Education Commission (HEC), KP FC Headquarters, NSA and ISPR.

The delegation includes journalists from renowned the Afghan media.

The aim of the visit was to let the Afghan media know efforts by Pakistan on war against terrorism which is common threat to both brotherly countries.

The delegation visited ISPR on Friday. Representatives of Pakistani media were also present.

DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor gave them a detailed briefing about Pak-Afghan border and efforts by Pakistan made thus far.

The delegation was also briefed by heads of other ministries visited. The DG ISPR shared details of meeting of Afghan Defence Attaché at UK with Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to the UK.

Expressing his views, the COAS said: “Every Afghan is dear to me as every Pakistani, I am as hurt for every Afghan who is a victim of terrorism as much as I am for every Pakistani.”

The visit is expected to enable the visiting media delegation in better understanding of Pakistan’s perspective and efforts for bringing peace and stability in the region for sharing in the Afghan media.

It was concluded that menace of terrorism has affected both the countries and necessitates greater cooperation based on mutual trust rather than blame game.


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