Briefing members of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Overseas Affairs, Shah Mahmood Qureshi mentioned that Pakistan is already dealing with Afghan refugees in its restricted sources and couldn’t cope with extra inflow.
“We are not looking for Afghan refugees right here as they need to keep of their nation,” he mentioned and added that they even need three million refugees at present in Pakistan to return to their homeland.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi additional warned that within the case of the Afghan Taliban strengthening throughout the border, TTP may additionally enhance its affect that would hurt Pakistan.
He additional highlighted the essential function Turkey had within the Afghan peace course of and mentioned that higher initiatives have been taken beneath the banner of the Istanbul peace course of.
The international minister additional mentioned that they’d a greater relationship with Iran and border markets have been established on the Pakistani aspect to enhance commerce ties between the 2 sides.
Talking in the course of the assembly, Nationwide Safety Adviser (NSA) Moeed Yusuf mentioned that they need the tip of violence in Afghanistan with a purpose to stop any fall out of it on Pakistan.
He additional warned that if refugee inflow was not stopped then it may result in the arrival of TTP components in Pakistan of their guise. “The state of affairs in Afghanistan goes out of our arms,” NSA Moeed Yusuf mentioned.