Staff Reporter Islamabad
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that peaceful and stable Afghanistan is in the interest of Pakistan and the region.
He had a telephone call with Mohamed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The two leaders exchanged views on the issues of bilateral interest as well as regional developments, in particular the latest situation in Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister reaffirmed the importance Pakistan attaches to its strong fraternal ties with UAE and close cooperation between the two countries.
On the latest situation in Afghanistan, Imran Khan underscored that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was in vital interest of Pakistan and the region.
He underlined that an inclusive political settlement was the best way forward to ensure safety and security as well protection of the rights of the people of Afghanistan, a press release issued here by the PM Media Wing said.
The Prime Minister stressed that the world community must remain engaged, in order to support the Afghan people, economically and to help rebuild the country. He emphasized the need to address the dire humanitarian needs and to ensure economic stability of Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister congratulated the Crown Prince for making excellent arrangements for the upcoming Expo 2020. He conveyed his best wishes for the resounding success of the mega event.
The Prime Minister and the Crown Prince agreed to work together to enhance collaboration in all areas of common interest.