Russia is working with Pakistan for afghanistan’s stability: Sergei Lavrov

Speaking at a press conference in New York, Russian FM, Sergei Lavrov, stated that Russia has been working with Pakistan to ensure peace and stability in the Afghanistan for the region's peace. "Russia is in contact with the United States, Pakistan and China over the crisis in Afghanistan, and that the four countries have been working to fulfill the commitments made by the Taliban", he added.

UN releases emergency funds for the Afghan health sector

The UN's Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, released a statement on Wednesday about issuing an emergency health relief fund of $45 million for Afghanistan. "The war-torn country's healthcare system has plunged into crisis after the Taliban took charge and healthcare workers are not paid," he added.

Pakistani flag vandalized, perpetrators to be punished: Zabihullah Mujahid

Some fighters torn down the Pakistani flag from the trucks carrying humanitarian aid sent by the Govt of Pakistan at Torkhum gate. Taliban's spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, stated that he was saddened to hear about the incident and would take every step to halt such misdeeds at the hands of fighters.

Switzerland Ambassador Calls on COAS: ISPR

19th October 2020, ISPR: H.E. Mr Benedict de Cerjat, Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan & Afghanistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today. During the meeting matters of mutual interest and regional security situation were discussed. The dignitary appreciated the bilateral relations enjoyed between both countries and pledged to further improve the same.

Visit of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Leader of Hezb-e-Islami

18th October 2020, Islamabad: Mr. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Leader of Hezb-e-Islami of Afghanistan, along with a delegation will be visiting Islamabad from 19-21 October 2020. During the visit, Mr. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar will call on the Prime Minister and President and will meet Chairman Senate, Speaker National Assembly, Foreign Minister and other dignitaries. He will deliver a talk at a policy think-tank and interact with the media.

Residents Along Pak-Afghan Border Can Play Vital Role for Regional Peace

ISLAMABAD, Oct 18 (APP): Speakers at an online conference organized by the Department of Political Science (PSUP) of the University of Peshawar and the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Pakistan said the people living along the both sides of Pak-Afghan border could play a vital role for regional peace because of long history of relations based on same religion, culture and ethnicity.

Thousands of Afghans Displaced by Fighting in Helmand Province

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 14 (APP): Thousands of people have been displaced and critical health services interrupted, after fighting erupted last weekend between government forces and Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the UN humanitarian office has reported. There are also reports that 200 people have been killed or injured.