Gen. Raheel, Qatari leaders talk Afghan peace process
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif discussed with Qatari leaders besides other issues of mutual interest facilitation of the reconciliation process in Afghanistan through Taliban’s Doha office, the military said on Tuesday.
Gen. Raheel, who is on an official visit to Qatar, separately called on Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the state of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Naseer Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, a statement from the military’s media wing Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) said.
COAS also held separate meetings with Minister of Defence Doctor Khalid Bin Muhammad Al-Attiya and Major General Muhammad Bin Ali Al-Ghanim, Commander Qatari Emiri Land Force (QELF).
During the meetings with the Emir and the PM, matters related to regional security and enhanced bilateral defence cooperation came under discussion.
The Pakistan army chief visits Qatar as the four-nation group in Kabul on Tuesday announced that Pakistan would host direct talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government in the first week of March.
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