ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India is playing various tactics to defame Pakistan at the international level but it cannot succeed in its nefarious designs.
In a statement on Saturday, the minister said that India is hell bent to spoil regional peace and stability by facilitating and funding terrorist groups.
The foreign minister further said that Pakistan is helping in the evacuation of the stranded diplomatic staff of various Countries from Kabul. He said that Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is playing a crucial role in the entire evacuation process.
Qureshi said that Pakistan has not closed its border with Afghanistan but taking steps to strengthen the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border Management.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi expressed the confidence that peaceful Afghanistan is in the best interest of the region in general and Pakistan in particular.
The foreign minister said that the people of Afghanistan have been facing a war-like situation for the last many decades but now they want peace. He urged all the regional Countries to make joint efforts for promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan.