Islamabad: Minister of Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to continuing its commitment to peace and stability in Afghanistan.
He was talking to an Afghan delegation led by Chairman of Hizb-e-Wahdat-e-Islami Muhammad Karim Khalili in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction over the progress in intra Afghan dialogue saying it provides a unique opportunity to the Afghan leadership which must be seized for peace in Afghanistan.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi regretted that India is acting as a spoiler in Afghanistan and we have presented irrefutable evidence in this regard before the world community.
When talking about historical relations, the foreign secretary said that we are taking concrete steps to promote bilateral relations between the two countries. He said that Pakistan has also introduced a new visa policy to facilitate Afghans.
The Foreign Minister said that Pakistan hopes that the Afghan refugees will return home as soon as possible and with dignity.
Muhammad Karim Khalili commended Pakistan s facilitation role in the Afghan peace process. He also thanked Pakistani leadership and people for hosting the Afghan refugees over the last many decades.