Qureshi requires rebooting Afghan banking system


ISLAMABAD:

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday harassed the rebooting of the banking system of Afghanistan, claiming that it is going to be the primary massive step in the direction of the financial stability of the nation.

Talking to media in Islamabad, the FM mentioned that Pakistan and different Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) international locations might contribute to the capability constructing of the Afghans.

He highlighted that many Afghan nationals living overseas wish to assist their households by remitting cash.

Qureshi urged the worldwide group to reach out, as odd Afghans have been struggling immensely because of no fault of their very own.

Warning the world of the looming humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan, the minister mentioned that Pakistan, being a right away neighbour, is anxious over the scenario as a result of it has an curiosity within the peace and stability of the war-torn nation.

“The extraordinary session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers is aimed at drawing the world’s attention to the plight of the Afghan people. The OIC has been supporting the Afghan people over the years,” he remarked.

He additional added that if consideration was not paid to avert the humanitarian disaster and financial collapse in Afghanistan, it can turn into the most important humanitarian disaster on the planet, cancelling the good points of the final 20 years.

“International terrorist organisations will also take advantage of this situation and increase their footprints in Afghanistan,” Qureshi maintained.

“There is a possibility of peace and stability in Afghanistan after 40 years and if this is missed, we should be prepared for a new exodus of refugees, which will not only affect Pakistan, and neighbouring countries, but the whole world, including the European countries”.

The FM mentioned that Pakistan has transported reduction items to Afghanistan however harassed that mitigating the challenges confronted by the Afghan individuals is a “shared responsibility”.

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Responding to a query, Qureshi reiterated that Pakistan stands by the Afghan individuals, clarifying that this nation is neither an advocate nor a spokesperson for the Taliban.

“We are only speaking for 38 million Afghan people”.

To one other query, the minister mentioned that the US Special Representative on Afghanistan will attend the OIC moot in Islamabad, which is able to present a chance for them to guage and assess the Afghan scenario.

He mentioned the appearing FM of Afghanistan together with a delegation can even be in attendance on the upcoming assembly.

More than two-dozen international locations of the OIC have confirmed their participation on the overseas ministerial degree within the upcoming extraordinary session on the present Afghan scenario, officers instructed The Express Tribune on Thursday.

The official additionally mentioned that senior diplomats from the everlasting members of the UN Security Council, together with the US, can even be part of the essential assembly of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) in Islamabad on December 19.

The CFM session goes to be the largest worldwide gathering but on Afghanistan for the reason that Taliban took over Kabul in August as not simply the 57 members of the OIC are set to attend the assembly but in addition representatives of P5, Germany, Japan and worldwide monetary establishments have been invited.

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