Islamabad (April 02, 2018): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will visit Afghanistan for a one-day visit on April 6, said foreign office spokesperson today.
PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will visit Kabul on an invitation of Afghan President Dr Ashraf Ghani, during his visit to the neighboring country he is scheduled to meet senior Afghan political leadership.The foreign office also informed that PM Abbasi will be in China for a three-day visit from April 8 –April 11.Earlier, on Feb 28, the Afghan president said that Kabul is ready for talks with Pakistan, adding that they want to forget the past and start a new chapter. Calling on Pakistan to hold government-to-government talks, Ghani said the best place to hold peace talks is Kabul.The aim of the meeting is to find a settlement to the decades-long conflict in Afghanistan. While in a message to the Taliban, the Afghan president said peace is in their hands today and called on the group to accept peace and come together to save this country.
He said that the peace process and a ceasefire must be agreed upon and that Taliban must be declared a political group.