Successful US-Taliban dialogue to greatly benefit Pakistan: Chaudhry

F.P. Report

DUBAI: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday welcomed the negotiations between the United States and Afghan Taliban and said the successful dialogue would greatly benefit Pakistan.

Speaking to the media in Dubai, Chaudhry said, “Prime Minister Imran Khan wishes for peace in Afghanistan which will help with trade in the region.”

“We have taken many steps for peace and stability in Afghanistan and Yemen,” he said, adding. “Pakistan is an important partner in the Middle East.”

Moreover, the minister said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s policy is to promote peace which will benefit the people of the region. “PTI government’s policy is to have good relations with all neighbouring, regional countries.”

On the subject of on arrival visas and e-visa facility that Pakistan will be granting to countries, Chaudhry said, “We are working to enhance relations with UAE, Middle East, Gulf and other countries. PTI government is striving to open the country to the whole world to increase business and sports activities.”

Giving an example of the opening of the Kartarpur corridor near Narowal, he said Pakistan has given the message to the entire world for peace.

Responding to a question about the opposition Chaudhry said, “Corruption cases against political party leaders were registered during the tenure of Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz government.”

“The PTI government has nothing to do with the cases,” he clarified, adding, “Those found involved in corrupt practices will not be spared.”