Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday urged the Afghanistan government to reconsider its decision of calling back its ambassador from Pakistan keeping in view Islamabad’s serious efforts to solve the issue of the alleged abduction of envoy’s daughter.

FM Qureshi had a telephonic conversation with his Afghan counterpart Haneef Atmar on Monday and assured him that the suspects involved the kidnap of daughter of ambassador on July 16 will be apprehended soon.

Pakistan government will take all possible step to bring the suspects to justice at the earliest, he added.

The foreign minister apprised Atmar that the security of the Afghan embassy and consulate in Pakistan has been beefed up and hoped that the Afghan government will reconsider its decision of calling back its ambassador and other senior diplomatic staff from Pakistan.

Foreign Minister Atmar thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his personal interest in the investigation into the incident.

Afghanistan had recalled its ambassador and senior diplomats over “security threats” after the top envoy’s daughter was “kidnapped” in Islamabad.

The story was filed by the News Desk.
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