Why peace in Afghanistan is important for Pakistan?


ISLAMABAD - The Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa linked the peace in Pakistan with peace and stability in Afghanistan .

Gen. Bajwa made the remarks during a ceremony to mark the graduation of some of the military cadets of the Pakistani army.

He expressed his desire to see a more stable Afghanistan , saying that Pakistan is fully committed to helping the Afghan government in restoring peace.

“We are also committed to peace and reconciliation efforts in Afghanistan at all bilateral and multilateral forums,” he was quoted as saying in a report by Dawn News. “We sincerely believe that there will be no peace in Pakistan, if there is no peace in Afghanistan .”