Russian envoy hails Pakistan’s positive role in Afghan Peace Process

F.P. Report

RAWALPINDI: Russian Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kab-ulov called on Chief of Ar-my Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ, here on Friday.

Speaking on the occasion, the Russian envoy appreciated the positive role being played by Pakistan for Afghan Peace Process and expressed that Pak-Russia relations would continue to prosper manifolds, said the media wing of the Armed Forces in a press release.

The Army Chief said that peace in both countries (Pakistan and Afghanistan) was in greater interest of the region.

During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security situation particularly developments in Afghan Peace Process were discussed.

Both the dignitaries reiterated the commitment to enhance bilateral relationship.

Later, he also met with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Qureshi told him that Pakistan is committed to continue its support for peace and development efforts in Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister appreciated Russia’s efforts at the regional and international levels for peace in Afghanistan.

He said Pakistan and Russia will continue joint efforts for regional peace and stability, including Afghan peace process.

Foreign Minister Qureshi stressed on reduction in violence for success of intra-Afghan dialogue as it would discourage the spoilers of peace in Afghanistan.

Kabulov assured him of Russia’s full support for regional security, including the Afghan peace process.