ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said that it should have been our top priority that political differences and the changing environment would not affect Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral relationship.
In his address at function of High Education Commission (HEC) in Islamabad, the president said that both Pakistan and Afghanistan had close historic, cultural and religious relations.
The president said that wars and disturbances halted the process of development in the region and the Afghan people had directly been affected. However, he added that negatives forces were now breathing their last.
Mamnoon Hussain hoped that the Afghan leadership and people would foil internal and external conspiracies and play their role in development and prosperity.
President Mamnoon said that Pakistan was desirous of involving Afghanistan in the process of development and prosperity with open heart. He has expressed the confidence that both the Countries would work together with mutual understanding and spirit of brotherhood for resolution of the problems of the region.
The president hoped that both Pakistan and Afghanistan would go together in the journey of development and prosperity.
Furthermore, the president urged the Afghan students studying in Educational Institutions in Pakistan on scholarships to work hard and play their due role for bright future of the new generation. He said that they should have taken full benefit of development opportunities.
The president also called upon the Afghan students to ensure peace, stability, development and prosperity with their hard work.