Pakistan welcomes ceasefire for Eid-ul-Adha in Afghanistan

Pakistan welcomes three-day ceasefire announced by the Taliban on the occasion of the Eid-Al-Adha throughout Afghanistan.

Pakistan’s foreign office said in its statement that We also welcome the reciprocal announcement by the government of Afghanistan.

The message also reads, “We believe this is a positive development towards advancing the goal of a peaceful and stable Afghanistan and hope that further steps will be taken to implement the U.S.-Taliban Peace Agreement leading to Intra-Afghan negotiations.”

 Pakistan, on its part, remains committed to a peaceful, stable, democratic, prosperous and united Afghanistan, at peace with itself and with its neighbours.