KABUL: In his first go to to Afghanistan after the Taliban took over in mid-August, International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday met interim Afghanistan Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund.
The interim prime minister obtained Qureshi on the ARG Presidential Workplace, the place that they had a gathering within the presence of the Afghan management, Ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan stated.
The discussions centered on facilitating people-to-people interplay, commerce, transit, and connectivity between two brotherly nations, the ambassador stated.
Qureshi is the third overseas minister after these of Qatar and Uzbekistan to go to because the Taliban took energy after ousting Ashraf Ghani’s regime.
In an announcement issued earlier, the International Workplace stated Qureshi is in Kabul for a day-long go to and is ready to carry necessary talks with the Afghan management.
Throughout his conferences with high Afghan officers, the overseas minister will share Pakistan’s perspective on problems with regional peace and stability, the assertion stated.
The assertion added that Pakistan has all the time stood by Afghanistan and saved the border crossing factors open for commerce and pedestrian crossing beneath COVID protocols.
Facilitative visa regime for Afghan nationals and border crossing procedures for commerce and cargo have been instituted, it added. In latest months, Pakistan has offered humanitarian assist and help within the type of meals stuffs and medicines.
The overseas minister’s go to displays Pakistan’s constant coverage of supporting the brotherly Afghan individuals, deepening bilateral commerce and financial relations, and facilitating nearer people-to-people contacts, learn the assertion.
On Wednesday, the Russian authorities hosted a high-level Taliban delegation and officers from 10 nations, together with China and Pakistan, to push the group for motion in opposition to Daesh fighters which it says have massed in perennially unstable Afghanistan.
In return, the Taliban — which is going through financial and humanitarian crises inside its borders — urged the worldwide neighborhood to recognise their interim authorities.
“Isolation of Afghanistan just isn’t within the curiosity of any sides. And this has been confirmed previously,” the Taliban Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi informed the Moscow convention.
“Subsequently, we name on the worldwide neighborhood to recognise the present authorities of Afghanistan.”