US envoy lauds Pakistan’s efforts for Afghanistan peace process: ISPR DG

06:58 PM | 19 Dec, 2018
US envoy lauds Pakistan’s efforts for Afghanistan peace process: ISPR DG
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RAWALPINDI – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday.

Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major Gneral Asif Ghafoor said on his official twitter handle that regional security and Afghanistan peace process were discussed in the meeting.

The visiting dignitary, he said appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for Afghanistan peace process.

The COAS reiterated that peace in Afghanistan was important for Pakistan and assured continued efforts for bringing peace and stability in the region.

The development comes two days after Pakistan had arranged crucial peace talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – in a latest push to end the 17-year-long conflict in Afghanistan.

Representatives from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE also attended the talks.

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Earlier this month, the US envoy had also met Prime Minister Imran Khan and given US President Donald Trump’s message of seeking Pakistan’s support for a peaceful resolution to the Afghan conflict.