ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said Pakistan would continue to support all efforts aimed at a peaceful, stable and united Afghanistan.
The President said that an inclusive, Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process is vital for the peace and stability in Afghanistan.
The President stated this while talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Afghanistan, Syed Ibrar Hussain who called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
The ambassador-designate discussed with the President matters pertaining to his new diplomatic assignment in Afghanistan.
Felicitating Syed Ibrar Hussain on his appointment, the President urged him to focus on further strengthening Pakistan’s relations with Afghanistan.
The President said that Pakistan values its bilateral ties with Afghanistan and reiterated that Pakistan was committed to build a friendly and good-neighborly relationship with Afghanistan as stable and cooperative ties serve the interests of both countries and the region.
The President urged the newly-appointed ambassador to work with all segments of the society including the Afghan government, the business community, civil society, academia and media personalities to further strengthen the positive momentum generated in bilateral relations.
The ambassador-designate thanked the President for reposing confidence in him and assured that he would work with full commitment and dedication to further augment Pakistan’s relations with Afghanistan.