Islamabad, November 20, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed on a new shared vision to help each other in furtherance of peace and stability in both their countries as well as the wider region. The shared vision document was issued on the conclusion of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s day long visit to Kabul.
The document said that neither country’s territory should be used for malicious purposes against the other’s territory, and that both countries should work together to identify and tackle enemies of peace. It said that the two countries should further their links and connections in a number of different ways, including through people to people contacts, business to business, government to government and security to security ties.
Both countries agreed that regional connectivity should be broadened and deepened, with an emphasis on trade, free movement of people, goods and services, opening of trade and energy infrastructure development, aiming for regional development dividends. It was also agreed that the safe, time-bound and dignified return of refugees, would help the two countries address the humanitarian and socio-economic challenges associated with population displacement.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan