Zalmay Khalilzad, US special representative on Afghanistan to arrive in Pakistan over special task

Zalmay Khalilzad, US special representative on Afghanistan to arrive in Pakistan over special task
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*ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will be holding talks with US special representative on Afghanistan , Zalmay Khalilzad .*

*US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will be arriving in Pakistan on Saturday.*

He is on a special visit to Afghanistan , Pakistan, the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia between October 4 and 14. According to a statement, he will be coordinating and leading US efforts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table.

He will be working in coordination with the Afghan government and other stakeholders to reach a negotiated settlement to the conflict.

This will be Khalilzad’s first trip after his appointment at special representative. However, he recently travelled to Pakistan with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his visit on September 5

Foreign Policy