Prime Minister Imran Khan held discussions with German, Danish, and UK leaders on Tuesday to address the changing situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban’s takeover.
While Pakistan is reaching out to all Afghan authorities, the premier reminded them that the international community must also remain involved, especially in providing economic support to the Afghan people.
He made these remarks while speaking on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on the Afghanistan issue.
The Pakistani prime minister emphasized the need of ensuring the safety and security of all Afghans, as well as the preservation of their rights.
He believes that the best path ahead is for the Afghan issue to be resolved via a multi-party political process.
We’re looking for Taliban assurances. President Alvi has said that Afghan land will not be utilized against Pakistan.
Pakistan, according to the prime minister, is assisting in the evacuation of diplomatic and international organization employees from Afghanistan.
PM Imran Khan emphasized the critical significance of a peaceful and stable Afghanistan for Pakistan during the telephone talks.
The PM expressed satisfaction with frequent high-level interactions between Pakistan and Germany when speaking with Angela Merkel.
He went on to say that Pakistan hoped to expand its cooperation with Germany in all areas of mutual interest.
UK Red list
In the bilateral context, Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized Pakistan’s significant efforts to limit COVID-19, stated that relevant data had been provided with the UK side, and demanded that Pakistan be removed from the Red List.
The two prime ministers agreed to keep in touch as the situation in Afghanistan evolved.