Pakistani envoy meets Karzai, Abdullah

Statesman Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan on Thursday met former Afghan president Hamid Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah, a senior official in the ousted government, to discuss the situation in the neighbouring country where the Taliban have announced the creation of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

Khan shared a picture of their meeting on Twitter, saying the two sides had “constructive discussions on efforts for lasting stability in Afghanistan”.

Karzai also tweeted about the meeting, saying the current situation in Afghanistan and the inclusive political process through which a government could be formed with “national and international legitimacy” were discussed.