Pakistan supports peace & reconciliation in Afghanistan: PM

05 Dec, 2018 4:41 pm

ISLAMABD (92 News) – US Secretary of State’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday.

During the meeting, the prime minister has reiterated Pakistan’s abiding interest in achieving peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan through political settlement.

Recalling his long personal commitment to the cause of peace in the region, PM Khan welcomed President Trump’s letter and the US assurance to work with Pakistan on this shared objective.

The premier also emphasized on the importance of intensifying regular engagement on priority areas in the bilateral context particularly trade, investment, education, health and social sector development.

Ambassador Khalilzad conveyed the good wishes of President Donald Trump to the prime minister. He also said the US leadership looks forward to working with Pakistan in furthering the shared goal of peace through a political settlement in Afghanistan.



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