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Pakistan, Russia agree to remain actively engaged to promote regional peace, stability

Minister for State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar has urged the international community to continue extending assistance and support to address urgent humanitarian needs and to provide a sustainable pathway for Afghanistan’s prosperity and development.


 She was talking to Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Afghanistan, Ambassador Zamir Kabulov who called on her in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Underscoring that a peaceful neighbourhood remained a strategic imperative for Pakistan, the Minister of State stressed that Afghanistan, with its location as a bridge between Central and South Asia, is central towards achieving the full potential of socio-economic development and regional connectivity.

The Minister of State reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to work with other regional countries towards this end.

Ambassador Zamir Kabulov earlier met the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Special Representative on Afghan Affairs, Ambassador Muhammad Sadiq.

Both sides agreed to remain actively engaged with a view to promote regional peace, stability and economic development.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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