An odyssey for peace in Afghanistan – Pak Observer

Shahid M Amin

PRIME Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi paid an important visit to Kabul on April 6, 2018, during which it seems that common ground was found on several issues that have so far divided the two nations. Sceptics might say that this is all déjà vu, we have seen this all before as well, but hopes for mutual understanding were never realized. Obviously, time will tell, but this time the chances of success seem to be greater. Solid groundwork had been done in advance of the visit in discussions held by the two Foreign Secretaries and National Security Advisers, resulting in an Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS). Abbasi and President Ashraf Ghani formally approved APAPPS, noting that it provided a useful framework for broad-based and structured engagement…. Read More on Pak Observer