Foreign Secretary, Germany’s Special Representative discuss situation in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood held a meeting with Germany’s Special Representative Gasper Wieck in Islamabad on Monday and exchanged views on Pakistan-Germany bilateral relations and the situation in Afghanistan.

Extending a warm welcome, Sohail shared Pakistan’s perspective on a peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan and highlighted Pakistan’s efforts in this regard.

The foreign secretary underlined that the international community’s sustained engagement and continued assistance would help in addressing the urgent humanitarian and economic challenges in Afghanistan.

He highlighted that Pakistan had extended full assistance in the evacuation of members of the international community, including diplomats and staff, representatives of international organisations, INGOs, media personnel and others from Afghanistan, since August 2021.

He expressed the hope that the situation in Afghanistan would continue to stabilise, providing incentive to Afghan nationals to return to their homeland.

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