FM reiterates Pakistan’s consistent support to Afghan peace process


Islamabad, 26 Feb 2021 :  : Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reiterated Pakistan’s consistent support to the Afghan peace process.

He was talking to the Special Representative of Afghan President, Mohammed Omer Daudzai, who called on him in Islamabad.

The Foreign Minister reiterated that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was in the best interest of Pakistan.

He said Prime Minister Imran Khan had always stressed that there was no military solution to the Afghan conflict.

The Foreign Minister underlined that the continuing incidents of violence inside Afghanistan served to undermine progress achieved in the Afghan peace process. He said the continuation of violence would strengthen spoilers, who did not wish to see return of peace in the region.

The Foreign Minister underscored that the Afghan leadership must seize this historic opportunity and workout an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi expressed the hope that the intra-Afghan negotiations would lead to its desired objectives of a sovereign, peaceful and stable Afghanistan.