Thank God US has started implementing our 5 years old advice for withdrawal from Afghanistan: Ch Shujat Hussain
There will be peace in Afghanistan and Pakistan, salute General Bajwa and army leadership on wise strategy, talk with media on phone
Islamabad/Lahore: 27-01-2019: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) President and former Prime Minister Ch Shujat Hussain has appreciated US decision for withdrawal from Afghanistan in 18 months and said that for peace in the region it is essential that ongoing disputes and all problems helpful in terrorism be eliminated, if US has decided to withdraw its army from Afghanistan for restoration of peace this is a welcome step for establishing peace in Pakistan including Afghanistan
Responding to questions from the media on telephone, Ch Shujat Hussain further said that the Senate Standing Committee on Defence headed by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed had visited Kabul in 2014 which included the Senators of all political parties of the country, after briefing to the Pakistan delegation by the then US diplomat for Afghanistan David Kingham I had advised that US has no other option than holding peace talks with the Talibans for establishing peace and during peace negotiations with the Talibans US should not only listen to their demands but also should also accept those for sake of establishing peace, thank God today after passage of five years the US is not only holding negotiations with the Talibans but also accepting their demands as a result of which durable peace in Asia particularly in Afghanistan and Pakistan will be possible.
He said that the USA neither acknowledges nor appreciates the immortal sacrifices which Pakistan has offered in the US war on terror, time now has come that the USA will have to acknowledge these immortal sacrifices of Pakistan, in this war the way the army leadership particularly General Qamar Bajwa realizing need and importance of peace adopted wise strategy and continued efforts for establishing peace, we salute them because of which the way is being paved for peace in the region particularly in Pakistan and Afghanistan. #