Islamabad, Oct. 19 (Online): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has stated that Pakistan has been playing its reconciliatory role in Afghan peace process with sincerity. Talking to Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in Islamabad on Monday, the Foreign Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan categorically stated that the only way for durable peace in Afghanistan is Afghan-owned political dialogue.
He said we are happy that Pakistan’s perspective is being appreciated at global level today. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said peace and stability in the region is linked to long-lasting peace in Afghanistan.
He said the Afghan leadership has a unique opportunity in the form of intra-Afghan talks to restore peace in Afghanistan. The Minister said Pakistan will continue its efforts for peace in the region, including Afghanistan. Speaking on the occasion, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said we consider Pakistan as our second home.