Call on the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs by the Special Representative of the President of Iran on Afghanistan

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Islamabad:(Rana Tariq)The Special Representative of the President of Iran on Afghanistan, Hassan Kazemi Ghomi, called on the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar.

Reaffirming Pakistan’s abiding commitment to a peaceful and stable Afghanistan, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs underscored that deep rooted fraternal ties underpin the strong bonds of solidarity between the two countries. Taking note of the multiple, complex challenges confronting Afghanistan, the Minister of State reiterated the importance of sustained engagement of the international community with the Interim Afghan Government (IAG), in order to ensure continued wellbeing and prosperity of the Afghan people. As friends and neighbours of Afghanistan, the Minister of State impressed upon the critical role of Pakistan and Iran to this end.

Earlier, the Iranian Special Representative also met his Pakistani counterpart, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Ambassador Mohammad Sadiq. Both sides agreed to further strengthen their cooperation towards advancing the mutually reinforcing goals of regional peace and development.