ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday held a telephonic conversation with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and exchanged views on the evolving situation in Afghanistan.
According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s office (PMO), the premier thanked President Rahmon for the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegation during the recent visit to Dushanbe on 16-17 September 2021.
The two leaders expressed satisfaction on the existing level of bilateral cooperation and reaffirmed the resolve to continue mutual efforts to further strengthen close ties.
Prime Minister Imran Khan shared with President Rahmon Pakistan’s contribution to efforts for sustainable peace and stability in Afghanistan. He underlined the importance of national reconciliation in this context.
The Prime Minister underscored the urgent imperative to address the humanitarian needs of the Afghan people. He emphasised the important role of international community in providing necessary humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.
PM Imran also highlighted the immediate importance of economic engagement with Afghanistan to prevent economic meltdown and to alleviate the sufferings of common people.
The two leaders agreed to remain in close contact with a view to further coordinating their efforts in support of peace and stability in Afghanistan.