Afghan envoy urges JUI-S chief to influence Taliban to join peace process – The News

NOWSHERA: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) head Maulana Samiul Haq and Afghan Ambassador Dr Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal discussed the prevalent situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan in a meeting held on Tuesday.

The ambassador met Maulana Samiul Haq at his residence in the Akora Khattak town of Nowshera district.Maulana Samiul Haq said they discussed issues including the hostility between the two countries with special focus on restoring peace in the war-torn country.

Talking to The News, Ambassador Dr Omar Zakhilwal said that he had come to Akora Khattak to ask the Maulana to use his influence over the Afghan Taliban and play his role in bringing peace to Afghanistan.

He said the Taliban and the Afghan government had great respect for Maulana Samiul Haq. He said the Afghan government was confident that the Maulana could bring the Taliban and Afghanistan government …. Read More on The News