China’s Special Envoy Liu Jian met Pakistan’s Special Representative Mohammad Sadiq and discussed the Afghan peace process on Friday.
Jian is on his maiden visit to Pakistan since assuming office earlier this year.
Sadiq briefed the Chinese envoy on Pakistan’s facilitative role in the Afghan negotiations, shared his views and promised cooperation in supporting the talks, a press release issued by the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
He remarked that the start of intra-Afghan negotiation was a “historic opportunity” for the Afghan leadership to achieve an “inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement in Afghanistan.”
He reiterated Pakistan’s continued support to an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned intra-Afghan negotiations.
The Chinese envoy appreciated the role Pakistan has played and discussed cooperation in support of the peace process.