ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan Optimistic About Peace In Afghanistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Friday, expressed his optimism about the possible peace and stability in Afghanistan. This comes after a possible agreement between the United States and Taliban. Khan said for the first time, “things were moving in the right direction.”
According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan gave an interview to VRT, a Belgian broadcaster. He said, “It is for the first time things moving in the right direction. Americans wanting peace and dialogue with Taliban and the Taliban are now sitting with the Americans. The next phase would be ceasefire and then possibly an agreement.” Imran Khan Optimistic About Peace In Afghanistan.
The prime minister said since his government came to power, he had left no stone unturned so that there would be peace in Afghanistan. And fortunately things were moving in the right direction. He, however, added that It was not going to be so easy because there had been 19 years of conflict. To a question about the fight against terrorism, he mentioned that 70,000 Pakistanis lost their lives during 10 to 12 years period.
He credited Pakistan’s security forces especially the intelligence agencies for controlling the insurgency. “And I am very happy to say that my first year as prime minister, 2019 was the safest year in Pakistan since 9/11,” the prime minister maintained.