Afghan President calls Imran Khan to discuss peace

 Islamabad: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made a telephone call to Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday to discuss the recent efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. President Ghani expressed his gratitude for Pakistan’s sincere facilitation of these efforts, initiated by the US Special Representative for Peace and Reconciliation in Afghanistan, Ambassador Zamlay Khalilzad. Prime Minister Imran Khan assured President Ghani that Pakistan was making sincere efforts for a negotiated settlement of the conflict in Afghanistan through an inclusive peace process, as part of shared responsibility. President Ghani invited the Prime Minister to visit Afghanistan at his earliest convenience. Prime Minister Khan reciprocated by inviting President Ghani to visit Pakistan. Both leaders also agreed to remain engaged and create an environment for resolving all outstanding issues.