PM Reiterates Pak's Commitment For Afghan Peace

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to remain engaged with the United States and other stakeholders in facilitating the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said this when the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad called on him in Islamabad.

Recalling his recent interaction with President Donald Trump in Washington the Prime Minister emphasized that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was in the interest of Pakistan as well as of the broader region.

The Prime Minister also expressed satisfaction at the evolving international consensus and interest in fully supporting efforts to achieve long term peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The Prime Minister underscored the need for inclusive intra-Afghan negotiations to evolve a road map for future of Afghanistan.

In the context of his recent visit to the United States the Prime Minister underlined the importance that Pakistan attaches to a broad-based and enduring relationship between the two countries.

The Prime Minister stressed that the opportunities for an expanded bilateral economic relationship must be optimally utilized.