ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday said that with members of the transnational community and the Taliban at the same platform, the coming meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Islamabad would prove to be a stepping gravestone in chancing results to the philanthropic extremity in Afghanistan.

The foreign minister, adjoined by Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain in commerce with intelligencers and anchorpersons, said by hosting the event, Pakistan was playing a positive part by bridging the communication gap between the world and the Taliban.

FM Qureshi verified that a Taliban delegation, headed by the interim foreign minister, would share in the questionable, besides special representatives from the United States, Russia, and China.

Piecemeal from P5 countries, the representatives of Germany, Canada, Australia, and Japan had also been invited, he added.

He said Pakistan wanted the Taliban to hear to enterprises of the transnational community relating to mortal rights.

He said Pakistan wasn’t the prophet for the Taliban but only wanted to bring the stakeholders to the OIC platform to directly get across their points of view.

The foreign minister said Pakistan’s focus was an enhancement in the lives of Afghan people who faced conflict for decades.

“ We aren’t limiting ourselves to any particular body or group in Afghanistan,” he said.

He dismissed the print that holding the OIC conference on Afghanistan was a step towards recognizing the government.

Mr. Qureshi said the questionable offered a rare occasion for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The whole region would profit if the effects go right. But in case the situation moved the wrong way, all earnings would come to aught, he advised.

He recalled that during his meetings with his counterparts in New York and the recent meeting with the High Representative of the European Union, Josep Borrell in Brussels, he explained that Afghanistan would be facing a tough situation if the EU didn’t take any action.

He mentioned that several ministers who had served in Afghanistan, including Ryan Crocker, former commander of ISAF Forces General JohnF. Campbell, Commander US Central Command and Director CIA General David Petraeus, and Secretary State for Economic and Business Affairs Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne were of the view that transnational warrants on Afghanistan should be reviewed incontinently.

Mr. Qureshi said 75 percent of Afghanistan’s budget was dependent on external backing. He refocused out that the country’s financial reserves of$9.5 billion were firmed.

The foreign minister prompted the transnational community to understand that any chaos and lawlessness in the wake of the philanthropic extremity in Afghanistan would lead to the strengthening of terrorist organizations.

All the sweats and foreign investment of 20 times in Afghanistan, besides the loss of innocent lives, would prove to be futile with the rise of a new surge of terrorism, he said.

He said the situation would not only affect Pakistan, but also other countries of the region, including Iran and Tajikistan, and indeed Europe.




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