In a recent meeting with Nisar Ahmed Faizi Ghoryani – Afghanistan’s Minister for Industry and Commerce, PM Imran Khan said that peace in Afghanistan would bring prosperity for the entire region.
The PM said that Pakistan and Afghanistan have untapped economic synergies which could only be realized through cooperation in the economic and trade spheres.
The prime minister highlighted Pakistan’s consistent support to peace and stability in Afghanistan and stressed the need for a negotiated political settlement.
The Afghan minister also appreciated the positive role played by Pakistan in facilitating the Afghan peace process and desired enhanced economic and trade ties between the two countries.
Earlier this week, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had held a telephonic conversation with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif and discussed the Afghan peace process and regional security with him.
The publication further added that the Foreign Minister said Pakistan desires a peaceful, prosperous, and stable Afghanistan and underscored that peace in Afghanistan is linked with peace and stability of the region.