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UAE, Pakistan agree to work for lasting peace in Afghanistan

UAE, Pakistan agree to work for lasting peace in Afghanistan

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Jan 06, 2019 - 18:19

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistaninfo-icon on Sunday agreed to continue support for Afghan owned and led peace talks, according to media reports.

The Afghan peace and reconciliation was part of discussion between the Abdu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan during their delegation level meeting in Islamabad.

On the invitation Pakistan’s Prime Minister, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, paid a state visit to Pakistan on 06 January 2019.

The Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces was accompanied by a high level delegation comprising cabinet members and senior officials.

Pakistan’s prime minister briefed the Crown Prince about the efforts Pakistan was making to support and facilitate the Afghan-owned and Afghan-led reconciliation process.

He also appreciated the role UAE was playing by hosting reconciliation talks in Abu Dhabi. The two leaders agreed to work closely for the lasting peace and stability of Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Taking note of the positive trajectory of relations, the two leaders expressed their determination to further strengthen this historic and mutually beneficial relationship.

They also discussed various issues of regional and global importance, and noted that a complete identity of views on these issues served as the basis of long-lasting and trusted friendship.

Addressing reporters here, High Peace Councilinfo-icon (HPC) spokesman said that Omar Daudzai, secretary of the peace body, will be visiting Pakistan on Tuesday to seek Islamabad’s cooperation in bringing the Talibaninfo-icon to talks with the Afghan government.

Syed Ihsan Taheri said Daudzai was due to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday for a four-day visit at the head of a high level delegation.

A high ranking Ministry of Foreign Affairs official and a member of the HPC would accompany Daudzai on the trip.

“The visit has two clear purposes, one is to get Pakistan’s support for the launch of talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban and seek Pakistan’s sincere cooperation in the peace process because Pakistan’s role is in this regard is essential,” he said.

“Secondly the trip is aimed at creating regional consensus on the Afghan peace and reconciliation process”.

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