PM Khan assures UN of continued assistance in Afghanistan
By Staff ReporterSunday – September 5, 2021
According to a press release, the PM spoke on the telephone with the UN secretary general Antonio Guterres.
PM Khan underscored the need for the international community to become more engaged with Afghanistan, according urgent priority to addressing the humanitarian needs and ensuring economic stability.
Such steps will not only reinforce security but also preclude any mass exodus of Afghans from their country, thus preventing a refugee crisis in Afghanistan, he noted.
The PM highlighted the importance of peace, stability and an inclusive political settlement in Afghanistan.
He stressed that the opportunity to finally put an end to 40 years of conflict in Afghanistan must be seized by enabling the Afghans to achieve lasting peace, security and prosperity.
PM Khan appreciated the vital role of the UN in delivering much needed humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people.
The two leaders discussed the developments in Afghanistan, with a particular focus on the humanitarian situation.