Pakistan Appoints Mohammad Sadiq Khan as Special Envoy to Afghanistan

Senior diplomat Mohammad Sadiq Khan has been appointed as Pakistan’s special envoy to Afghanistan to spearhead the start of the intra-Afghan peace negotiations.

Khan, who served as Pakistan’s ambassador to Kabul from 2008 to 2014, and a former spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, would play “an effective role in strengthening ties” said the official press release.

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said this move showed their sincerity in playing a reconciliatory role in the Afghan peace dialogue.

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