Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, in a trip to Pakistan has met Pakistani authorities and discussed the situation in Afghanistan.
Russian embassy in Pakistan announced that Kabulov met his Pakistani counterpart, Mohammad Sadiq, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Hina Rabbani Khar, and Chief of Army Staff, General Asim Munir.
On the other hand, Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that both sides agreed to remain actively engaged with a view to promote regional peace, stability and economic development.
Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, said that the officials discussed peace and security of the region as well as Afghanistan.”Underscoring that a peaceful neighborhood remained a strategic imperative for Pakistan, the Minister of State stressed that Afghanistan, with its location as a bridge between Central and South Asia, was central towards achieving the full potential of socio-economic development and regional connectivity. The Minister of State reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to work with other regional countries towards this end,” the statement reads.
Both sides pledged to have their roles for peace and stability in the region.