ISLAMABAD: On Friday, United States Special Representative for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
Delegation-level talks, earlier this morning between Pakistan and the United States were held at the Foreign Office to discuss progress on the Afghan peace process.
The Pakistani delegation was led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua while the American delegation was headed by Khalilzad.
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Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal tweeted following the meeting, “Tehmina Janjua held talks with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation on efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. ”
Khalilzad will also hold separate meetings with the top civil and military leadership during his visit to the country.
According to Afghan media outlet Khalilzad while addressing youth in the Bamiyan, Jawzjan, and Parwan provinces via a video call highlighted that in addition to a potential peace deal between the Afghan Taliban and the US, Islamabad and Kabul, too, shall reach an agreement through which Pakistan would be able to play a more “a constructive role in Afghanistan”.