Intra dialogues can play key role in making Afghan peace process result-oriented: FO

ISLAMABAD, April 18 (APP):Pakistan believes in that intra Afghan dialogue can play the key role in making Afghan peace process result oriented as it was equally important for all stakeholders to play their significant roles, Foreign Office (FO) Thursday said.
Foreign Office Spokesperson, Dr Muhammad Faisal, addressing the weekly media briefing here said Pakistan has been playing a facilitating role in the Afghan peace process as a shared responsibility but has not been part of the last rounds of dialogue between the United States (US) and Taliban in Doha.
“There was no such thing as “Doha Process”. Ongoing talks between the US and Taliban is a positive development and Pakistan hopes that this will lead to durable peace and stability in Afghanistan”, he added.
Dr Faisal said Pak-India talks on Kartarpur corridor covered the technical level discussion over its opertionalisation designs for hydrology including passage of flood water.
To a question, he said authorities concerned are being probed Quetta blast and any involvement of external elements will be shared with the nation.
Dr Faisal said Pakistan has taken detailed measures to come out of the grey list of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and foreign ministry has worked hard on the issue.
He said Indian occupation forces during the so-called cordon off and search operations in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) has martyred four Kashmiris including Shah Jahan Mir, Abid Hussain Wagay, 11th class student Owais Ahmad Mir and a 13-year old boy Sajjad Ahmad in Langate, Shopian and Poonch areas.
“We urge the international community, to call upon India, by all possible means, to immediately halt the human rights atrocities in IoK and seek their help in resolving the Jammu and Kashmir dispute,” he added.
To a question regarding rumors of Chinese national allegedly trafficking Pakistani women to China, he said concerned authorities have investigated the matter but it is mere propaganda to sabotage the longstanding Pak-China relationship.
He informed that at the invitation of the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani, Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay his first official visit to Iran on April 21 to 22.
“The visit will include a brief stop-over in Mashhad before arriving in Tehran for bilateral talks with the Iranian leadership. Prime Minister will call on Iranian Supreme Leader Seyed Ali Khamenei, besides holding detailed consultations with President Rouhani,” he added.
The spokesperson said Prime Minister Imran Khan will also visit China later this month from April 25 to 28, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend the 2nd Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.
To another question regarding Masood Raza, he said, “We have a very clear stance about Masood Azhar. Whatever, decision is taken, it will be in the best national interest and not under any foreign pressure.” 
He expressed grief over the death of a Pakistani tourist, who was visiting Turkey and lost his life in a tragic accident in Fethiye. “Rescue operations have retrieved his body, which is being transferred to Istanbul and preparations are underway to repatriate it to Islamabad on Friday, depending on flight availability”, he informed.