Islamabad, August 04, 2016 (PPI-OT):The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative (SRSG) for Afghanistan Ambassador Tadamichi Yamamoto called on Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi, wherein the discussions focused on the situation in Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s efforts for promoting long term peace and stability in that country.
Emphasizing that Pakistan desired lasting peace in Afghanistan, the SAPM highlighted Pakistan’s continued efforts for strengthening engagement with the Afghan government to enhance cooperation in diverse areas including the fight against terrorism. In this regard, Mr. Fatemi reiterated Pakistan’s firm resolve for effective border management underlining the need of cooperation by the Afghan side.
The SAPM stressed the importance of politically negotiated settlement as the most viable option for peace and stability in Afghanistan, for which QCG was an effective mechanism. Expressing appreciation for Pakistan’s positive role in promoting durable peace and stability in Afghanistan, Ambassador Yamamoto apprised the SAPM about various activities being undertaken by the UN for promoting peace and development in Afghanistan.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Ch
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan