The Ambassadors of USA and Afghanistan separately called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi this morning.
The Afghan Ambassador congratulated the Prime Minister on his assumption of office. In his meeting with the Afghan Ambassador, Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, the Prime Minister highlighted Pakistan’s commitment for peace and stability in the region and particularly in Afghanistan. He reiterated Pakistan’s support for Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process. Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal conveyed the commitment of Afghan government to work for furthering bilateral relations between the two countries that have significant historical, cultural, economic and political linkages.
While speaking to US Ambassador David Hale, the Prime Minister emphasized the importance of engagement to pursue common objectives and other issues of mutual interest. It was agreed that the decades long relations between Pakistan and the US should be further strengthened through multifaceted engagement.