By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in ending ceremony of Regional Peace and Stability Conference held at Presidential Palace with participation of elders and women Pashtun Protection Movement and Awami National Party from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa praised elders of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pashtun Protection Movement for their efforts and sacrifices for peace and stability, saying that Afghanistan government was committed to ending the current crisis in a principal way.
Pointing to Afghanistan peace process, the country’s President said Pakistan should end its undeclared war and accept Afghanistan as an independent and democratic country. President Ghani stressed on increasing trade to bring principal changes in lives of residents of both sides of the Durand Line, adding that a joint transportation company should be created and he would fully cooperate in this regard. The country’s President instructed the ministry of borders and tribal affairs to kick off efforts for renovation of the mausoleum of Ghani Khan, the Pakhtun’s known poet.
Meanwhile, a member of Awami National Party Ghulam Ahmad Bilour by pointing to the ongoing war in either side of the Durand Line said the war had no religious and Islamic legitimacy, stressing that the ongoing war would not end until funding and equipping armed individuals and groups were not prevented.
At the end of the ceremony, the Regional Peace and Stability Conference’s memorandum of understanding (MoU) in which expansion of trade in either side of the line, Afghanistan peace process in which the country’s constitution, women rights and rights of minorities and achievements of the past two decades are protected was read out.