Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday underscored that the return of peace in Afghanistan would have lasting advantages for the area and past, by means of financial growth, regional commerce, and improved connectivity.
The prime minister’s remarks got here as he spoke to Ahmad Wali Massoud, Head of Massoud Basis, Afghanistan, who referred to as on him, a press launch issued by the Prime Minister’s Workplace stated.
He reiterated his conviction that there isn’t a navy answer to the battle in Afghanistan and a negotiated political settlement is the one means ahead.
The premier highlighted the vary of steps, together with introduction of a liberal visa regime, and elevated facilitation in bilateral and transit commerce to additional strengthen fraternal ties between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
“Pakistan’s assistance for Afghanistan’s development efforts and human resource capacity-building would continue apace,” he added.
After Afghanistan, Pakistan is essentially the most desirous of restoration of peace in that nation as it’s deeply affected by the battle, he stated.
The prime minister acknowledged that Pakistan and Afghanistan had been “bound by a fraternal relationship, rooted deep in shared history and commonalities of faith, culture and traditions”, in accordance with the assertion.
He recalled the historic contribution of late Ahmed Shah Massoud, a key Mujahideen chief, through the Afghan resistance motion.
Within the context of the Afghan peace course of, he highlighted that Pakistan had prolonged full help to facilitate the US-Taliban Peace Settlement and the initiation of Intra-Afghan Negotiations.
PM Imran Khan harassed that the Intra-Afghan negotiations present a “historic opportunity, which must be seized by the Afghan leadership to achieve an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement”, stated the assertion.
He added that Pakistan has been emphasising the necessity for all sides to work collectively constructively, take steps for discount of violence resulting in ceasefire, and safe a political answer for a peaceable, secure and affluent Afghanistan.
The go to of Ahmad Wali Massoud and his delegation is in continuation of Pakistan’s coverage to succeed in out to the Afghan leaders to additional strengthen bilateral ties and improve mutual convergence on the Afghan peace course of.