Islamabad: A delegation of the Taliban will arrive in Pakistan today (Monday) to discuss the Afghan peace process with the Pakistani leadership, at the invitation of the foreign office.
The delegation has been invited to Pakistan to discuss the way forward in the Afghan peace process.
“A high-level Islamic Emirate [Taliban] delegation led by deputy political chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, has left for Pakistan upon the invitation of the country’s Foreign Ministry to discuss the latest on the peace process, state of Afghan refugees in Pakistan, [cross-border] travel of people, and trade between the two neighbours,” Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said in a series of tweets on Sunday.
Today, a high-level delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Political Deputy-Amir, IEA and Director of the Political Office, left for Pakistan at the invitation of Pakistan's Foreign Ministry.
The delegation will hold talks with senior Pakistani officials
— Suhail Shaheen (@suhailshaheen1) August 23, 2020
The spokesperson added that the delegation will hold talks with senior Pakistani officials about recent developments in Afghanistan’s peace process, relaxation and facilitation of peoples’ movement and trade between the two neighbouring countries, issues related to the Afghan refugees in Pakistan and other related topics.