Important understandings reached between PM Imran Khan and Qatari Amir Tamim Bin Hamad

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Important understandings reached between PM Imran Khan and Qatari Amir Tamim Bin Hamad

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated Pakistan's continued support for an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process.

Talking to Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during his day-long visit to Doha today (Thursday), he appreciated Qatar's valuable role leading to the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement due to be signed on Saturday.

The two leaders expressed the hope that all Afghan stakeholders would seize this historic opportunity to reach an inclusive political settlement for the establishment of durable peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Both the leaders exchanged views on the existing excellent bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of mutual concern.

They reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen the robust political and economic partnership existing between the two brotherly countries.

The two countries agreed to further enhance economic cooperation especially in the energy sector. It was also agreed to immediately activate the bilateral Joint Working Group on Commerce and Investment and the M.O.U on Cooperation in the fields of Tourism and Business Events.

The Prime Minister also briefed the Emir of Qatar on the continuing grave human rights violations in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir under the RSS-inspired BJP government.

He expressed deep concern over the ongoing anti-Muslim riots in India which have been precipitated by the Hindutva inspired ideology of the current Indian government.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar and senior officials.