Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan met Afghan Taliban in Doha

 Pakistan’s special envoy for Afghanistan Ambassador (R) Muhammad Sadiq visited Doha to meet the Taliban’s top leadership for discussing regional peace process.

The Spokesperson said that Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ambassador (R) Muhammad Sadiq visited Doha, Qatar on 16-17 June 2020.

During the visit, he met Taliban leaders including Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to discuss peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

The Special Representative underlined that Pakistan will continue to play its role as a facilitator for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.

In this context, he referred to the highly productive visit of the Chief of Army Staff to Kabul recently, which had imparted a new impetus to Pakistan’s efforts.  

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The Special Representative appreciated the Taliban’s commitment to implement the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement.

He also noted that the release of prisoners as per the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement would be a stepping stone towards the immediate start of Intra-Afghan Negotiations.

Pakistan hopes that all concerned parties will make sincere efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. Pakistan, on its part, remains fully committed to supporting the Afghan Peace Process.