Islamabad: The Afghan Taliban delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Barada will arrive in Islamabad tonight.
According to a statement issued on Sunday, Foreign Office spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry said that the Afghan Taliban delegation is coming to Pakistan at the invitation of Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
The delegation will hold talks with Pakistani leaders on the Afghan reconciliation process.
Taliban spokesman Sohail Shaheen confirmed the visit on Twitter and said that Mullah Baradar will lead the delegation to Pakistan at the invitation of the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He wrote in a tweet that as part of the organization’s political strategy, officials from the Islamic emirate regularly visit other countries in the world to express their views on the peace process.
Earlier in February, the United States of America and the Afghan Taliban signed the peace deal in Qatar – the capital city of Doha after a long spell of negotiations.