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PM Shehbaz holds telephonic conversation with acting Afghan PM

ISLAMABAD/KABUL: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with the Acting Prime Minister of the Interim Afghan Government, Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund, today.

According to the details, PM Shehbaz conveyed deep sympathies and condolences, on behalf of the Government and the people of Pakistan on the loss of so many precious lives and material damage caused by the devastating earthquake in Afghanistan on 22 June 2022.

The Prime Minister offered prayers for the departed souls and wished speedy recovery for the injured.

Shehbaz Sharif affirmed that Pakistan stood shoulder-to-shoulder with its Afghan brethren in this difficult hour. The Prime Minister also shared details regarding the relief efforts mounted by Pakistan to provide emergency medicines, tents, tarpaulins and blankets.

The Prime Minister affirmed that Pakistan stood shoulder-to-shoulder with its Afghan brethren in this difficult hour. The Prime Minister also shared details regarding the relief efforts mounted by Pakistan to provide emergency medicines, tents, tarpaulins and blankets.

Furthermore, the Prime Minister conveyed that Ghulam Khan and Angoor Adda border crossing points have been opened for the transportation of the seriously injured Afghans for their treatment in the Pakistani hospitals. He reassured Pakistan’s continued assistance.

The Prime Minister underscored the close fraternal relations between the two peoples and reiterated Pakistan’s resolve to provide assistance to the Afghan people facing a dire humanitarian situation.

Prime Minister also highlighted measures taken by Pakistan to facilitate trade and movement of people through effective border management. He added that Pakistan was committed to strengthening bilateral ties to promote the cause of peace, progress and prosperity.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

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

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