1000’s of international and Afghan nationals — because the Taliban’s lightning takeover of Afghanistan on August 15 — have been evacuated from the nation, with Pakistan additionally working particular flights for repatriating its residents and other people of different nationalities.
The international minister, addressing a press convention in Islamabad, mentioned 542 international nationals have been evacuated to Pakistan as we speak, whereas greater than 3,000 foreigners have been delivered to Islamabad thus far.
FM Qureshi mentioned the world was centered on Pakistan after the turmoil that had taken place in Afghanistan, as he assured the world group that Islamabad aspired nothing greater than peace in Kabul.
‘Secure evacuations from Afghanistan are vital’
Adjustments are going down in Afghanistan’s scenario daily, FM Qureshi mentioned, including he had spoken to his Danish, Swedish, Turkish, and Belgian counterparts on the matter.
“Secure evacuations from Afghanistan are vital.”
The international minister mentioned he spoke to his Saudi counterpart earlier within the day, who had requested him to shift the Kingdom’s diplomats from Kabul to Pakistan.
There may be stress on the Kabul airport, however the total scenario in Afghanistan is evolving quickly, he mentioned, including the scenario within the nation’s capital was higher.
Officers from the Ministry of Overseas Affairs and different establishments have been given entry to the monitoring cell established within the Ministry for Inside, he mentioned.
The international minister mentioned a disaster administration unit had been arrange within the Ministry of Overseas Affairs.
“The worldwide group ought to stay in touch with the Afghan Taliban,” he added.
Transferring on, he hoped that the Afghan soil wouldn’t be utilized by the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to launch assaults in Pakistan.