South Asian peace and stability linked with peace in Afghanistan: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reiterated that durable peace and stability in the region is linked to peace in Afghanistan.

Talking to the outgoing Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Atif Mishal who paid a farewell call on him in Islamabad on Wednesday and discussed Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral ties and the overall regional situation, the foreign minister said that Pakistan will continue playing a facilitating role for regional peace and stability including the Afghan peace process.Afghanistan - The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reiterated that durable peace and stability in the region is linked to peace in Afghanistan. Talking to the outgoing Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Atif Mishal who paid a farewell call on him in Islamabad on Wednesday and discussed Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral ties and the overall regional situation, the foreign minister said that Pakistan will continue playing a facilitating role for regional peace and stability including the Afghan peace process. The foreign minister said that the intra-Afghan dialogue will pave the way for sustainable peace in Afghanistan. The Afghan ambassador thanked the foreign minister for good wishes.

The foreign minister said that the intra-Afghan dialogue will pave the way for sustainable peace in Afghanistan.

The Afghan ambassador thanked the foreign minister for good wishes.

Earlier the outgoing Afghan ambassador also held a meeting with the Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood in Islamabad.

Talking to the envoy, the foreign secretary said that Pakistan is committed to enhance bilateral cooperation with Afghanistan.