Islamabad, May 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): Pakistan strongly condemns the assassination of Arsala Rehmani, a prominent member of the Afghan High Peace Council this morning in Kabul. The Government of Pakistan conveys its deepest condolences to the Government and people of Afghanistan on this tragic incident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Mr Rehmani.
Our two countries face the common threat of terrorism, and Pakistan is committed to work closely with Afghanistan to eliminate this scourge.
Peace and stability in Afghanistan is a core national interest of Pakistan. Pakistan would continue to support all efforts that contribute to an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.
For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604