PM Abbasi to visit Afghanistan on April 6: Foreign Office | Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Hagan Abbasi will visit Afghanistan for a one-day visit on April 6, a spokesman for the foreign affairs department said on Sunday.
The premiere will be visited by Kabul at the invitation of the President of Afghanistan, Dr. Ashraf Ghani. During his visit to the neighboring country, Abbasi should meet with the high-ranking political leadership of Afghanistan.
The foreign office also reported that the Prime Minister will stay in China on April 8-8 with a three-day official visit.
Earlier, on February 28, the President of Afghanistan said that Kabul is ready for talks with Pakistan, adding that the country wants to forget the past and start a new chapter. Calling Pakistan to negotiate between the governments, Ghani said that the best place to hold peace talks was Kabul.
The purpose of the Abbasi meeting is to find a solution to the multi-year conflict in Afghanistan.
"The world in the hands of the Taliban"
In the Taliban message, the Afghan president earlier said that the world is in their hands. Ghani urged the group to accept peace and come together to save the country.
He said that the peace process and the ceasefire agreement should be agreed upon and that the Taliban should be declared a political group.
Gani in his speech expressed several olive branches to the Taliban, stating that the government will provide funds and security to those who join the peace process, work on the release of prisoners, provide passports for members of the Taliban and their families and issue visas , to open an office for them in Kabul and work on eliminating sanctions against the Taliban leaders.