PM Calls For Int’l Community’s Enhanced Engagement With Afghanistan


Islamabad : Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for international community’s enhanced engagement with Afghanistan to address humanitarian needs and ensure economic stability.

In his telephonic conversation with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, he said such steps would not only reinforce security, but also preclude any mass exodus of Afghans from their country and prevent refugee crisis in Afghanistan.

The two leaders discussed the developments in Afghanistan, with a particular focus on the humanitarian situation.

The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of peace, stability and an inclusive political settlement in Afghanistan.

He stressed that the opportunity to finally put an end to 40 years of conflict in Afghanistan must be seized by enabling the Afghans to achieve lasting peace, security and prosperity.

Imran Khan appreciated the vital role of the United Nations in delivering much needed humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people.

He reaffirmed Pakistan’s full support to smooth operation of the United Nations’ humanitarian mission for Afghanistan.

The Prime Minister also assured Pakistan’s continued cooperation with the United Nations in the fulfillment of its mandate.