Nawaz, Karzai reaffirm commitment for regional peace

LONDON: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday reaffirmed their continuing commitment for the Afghan peace process.

The three leaders during their trilateral meeting held at the Downing Street discussed economic co-operation and the Afghan-led peace process to which they all reaffirmed their continuing commitment.  They continued their dialogue about Afghanistan and Pakistan’s shared interest in advancing regional peace, stability and prosperity.

The meeting took place following the World Islamic Economic Forum.  The British Prime Minister earlier welcomed Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for the trilateral discussions. This was the first meeting of the three countries since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assumed his office.