ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi telephoned his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar on Monday and discussed with him matters of mutual interest.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi apprised his Afghan counterpart of the actions taken so far by the law enforcement agencies in connection with the incident occurred on last Friday.
He assured the Afghan Foreign Minister that Pakistan Government will take all possible steps to arrest the accused and bring them to justice at the earliest. He said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is fully aware of the diplomatic norms.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the security of the Afghan embassy and consulate in Pakistan has been further enhanced.
He said we hope that the Afghan government will review its decision of calling back its ambassador and senior diplomats from Pakistan keeping in view Pakistan’s serious efforts.
The Afghan Foreign Minister thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his personal interest in the investigation into the incident.
He also appreciated the efforts by Shah Mahmood Qureshi for enhancing security of the Afghan embassy and the consulate.