Prime Minister Imran Khan has re-affirmed Pakistan’s commitment to continue its positive role in seeking a political settlement in Afghanistan to bring peace and stability to the region.

Speaking during the Cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Thursday, he said Pakistan has always been playing an active role to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan and it is a matter of great satisfaction that the world powers particularly the United States has recognized Islamabad’s contribution to this effect.

The Prime Minister said US special envoy on Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad during his recent visit to Islamabad had very productive meetings with him and the foreign Minister on the subject.

He said the United States has sought Pakistan’s support in advancing the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

Imran Khan said it is the vindication of his view point about seeking a political settlement in Afghanistan through dialogue with all the stakeholders including Taliban.