Pakistan to recognise Taliban with consent of US, China, Iran, Turkey
Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry Tuesday said Pakistan would recognise the Taliban government in Afghanistan with the consent of the USA, China, Iran and Turkey.
He was giving a press briefing about the decisions of the federal cabinet headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Tuesday, 24News HD TV channel reported.
Fawad said China had not yet announced its recognition of the Taliban government and Pakistan would not make any decision regarding them alone.
He said Pakistan welcomed the peaceful change in Afghanistan and was also expecting that the Taliban would take care of human rights in their country.
The federal minister said Imran Khan had a detailed discussion with Turk President Rajab Tayyab Erdogan and was happy as there were no casualties in the new transaction of Afghanistan.
Fawad said Imran told the cabinet that he had explained to Ashraf Ghani that he would not be able to govern alone.
In the press briefing, the information minister said that the government would take the final decision about Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in the next 15 days as it was essential for transparent elections.
He said the cabinet meeting expressed concerns over the deteriorating sports situation in the country so the ministry of sports had been asked to formulate a new sports policy.
Fawad confirmed that the government had no control over sports organizations so the PM had directed to change the entire sports system in the country.
He said three years long rule of PTI would be completed tomorrow and he would present his government’s performance before the masses after Ashura-e-Muharram.
The federal minister said his government was moving Pakistan forward in the style of the state of Madina. He said the expenditure on the Presidency and the Prime Minister's Office was 50 percent lower than in the past.
He said Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood informed the cabinet meeting that 86 percent of teachers and other educational staff have been vaccinated. On this occasion, the PM congratulated the Education Minister on uniform curriculum that would eliminate class differences in the society, he concluded.