International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi speaks throughout a joint press convention with Saudi International Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al-Saud (not pictured) on the International Ministry in Islamabad on July 27, 2021. — AFP/File

International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has sought conventional assist from the Muslim ummah for the Afghans of their quest for a peaceable, united, steady, and affluent nation, an announcement from the International Workplace stated Saturday.

FM Qureshi’s request got here throughout his telephonic dialog with the Secretary-Common of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, wherein each side exchanged views of the quickly altering scenario in Afghanistan, the assertion stated.

The international minister emphasised that the worldwide group wanted to stay engaged with Afghanistan — by supporting the nation’s economic system, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and humanitarian wants.

Qureshi underscored that Pakistan would proceed to play its constructive position in selling sustainable peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Expressing hope that Afghan events would work for an inclusive political settlement, the international minister stated the success of negotiations in Kabul wouldn’t solely profit Afghanistan but in addition the area.

The international minister careworn the significance of guaranteeing the security, safety, and safety of the rights of Afghan folks, the International Workplace’s assertion stated.

“Noting the importance of efforts in the direction of establishing an inclusive authorities, the international minister warned about spoilers inside and out of doors Afghanistan who wished to benefit from the scenario within the nation,” the assertion stated.

The international minister highlighted the position performed by Pakistan in facilitating the evacuation and relocation of personnel of diplomatic missions, worldwide organisations, media, and others from Afghanistan.

Qureshi expressed the hope that the talks in Kabul would succeed, resulting in an inclusive and participatory authorities that might carry lasting peace, progress, and prosperity to Afghanistan.

In the meantime, Al-Othaimeen apprised Qureshi of the extraordinary assembly of the OIC Govt Assembly that has been convened in Jeddah on the stage of ambassadors and everlasting representatives tomorrow to debate the scenario in Afghanistan.

Qureshi speaks to Turkish counterpart on Afghanistan

Qureshi additionally known as his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the present day to alternate views on bilateral relations and the newest scenario in Afghanistan, a separate assertion from the International Workplace stated.

The international minister acknowledged that the latest go to of President Arif Alvi to Turkey for the launching ceremony of the MILGEM Naval Ship additional strengthened bilateral cooperation.

The 2 international ministers additionally recalled the latest phone dialog between Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about developments in Afghanistan.

Reiterating Pakistan’s assist for a peaceable, steady, and affluent Afghanistan, Qureshi underlined the significance of an inclusive political resolution as the easiest way ahead.

“The international minister added that Pakistan’s Nationwide Safety Committee (NSC) had underscored the significance of peace and stability in Afghanistan for Pakistan and the area,” the assertion stated.

The international minister additionally apprised his Turkish counterpart of Pakistan’s facilitative position within the evacuation of personnel of embassies, worldwide organisations, media entities, and others.

International Minister Cavusoglu appreciated Pakistan’s position within the present scenario and thanked Qureshi for facilitating Turkey’s evacuation efforts, in line with the assertion.

The 2 international ministers agreed to coordinate intently on the scenario in Afghanistan, the assertion added.

Qureshi discusses Afghan scenario  with Russian counterpart

Qureshi and Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov additionally mentioned the scenario in Afghanistan, a separate International Workplace assertion stated.

Qureshi emphasised {that a} peaceable and steady Afghanistan was of essential significance for Pakistan and the area and that Pakistan had persistently supported the Afghan peace course of, the assertion stated.

He added that Pakistan and Russia, as a part of Troika Plus, had made helpful contributions to those efforts, the assertion stated, including that the 2 international ministers agreed to proceed working intently by the Troika Plus format.

“The international minister additional highlighted that an inclusive political settlement was the easiest way ahead for peace and stability in Afghanistan. Pakistan was totally supporting efforts in that route,” the assertion stated.

The international minister additionally apprised his Russian counterpart of Pakistan’s outreach to regional nations for consultations on coping with the challenges arising out of developments in Afghanistan.

Qureshi additionally knowledgeable his counterpart Lavrov that upon request of a number of governments, Pakistan was facilitating the evacuation of their diplomatic personnel, employees of worldwide organisations, media, and others from Afghanistan.

On the bilateral airplane, Qureshi expressed satisfaction on the upward trajectory of Pakistan-Russia relations. He reiterated the federal government’s resolve for early implementation of the settlement on the Pakistan Stream Gasoline Pipeline Challenge.

“The 2 international ministers agreed to spice up bilateral cooperation in several areas, improve high-level exchanges, and stay in shut contact on issues regarding Afghanistan,” the assertion added.

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