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MPs can help overcome Afghan-Pakistan trust deficit

MPs can help overcome Afghan-Pakistan trust deficit

Feb 27, 2016 - 10:18

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Parliamentarians can play a proactive role in bridging the trust deficit between Afghanistaninfo-icon and Pakistaninfo-icon, lawmakers from both countries agreed on Friday.

Sardar Awais Leghari, chairman of the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee, said Pakistan stoutly supported Afghan-led peace process that was vital to regional security.

At meeting with the visiting Afghan delegation led by Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Leghari said Pakistan wanted the repatriation of Afghan refugees in a dignified manner.

Ibrahimi praised Pakistan’s government and people for the safe recovery offormer Herat governor Fazlullah Wahidi. He believed Wahidi’s abduction was the handiwork of the enemies of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

“We should continue with more frequent parliamentary exchangesto raise the level of trust and also try to identify the real enemies who always created mistrust through propaganda,” Ibrahimi stressed.

An end to hostile propaganda against Pakistan from Afghanistan could reduce distrust between the neighbours, Leghari said, suggesting increased media cooperation. Both sides agreed public representatives could play a positive role in correcting perceptions.


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