Pakistan envoy Asif Durrani to lead delegation at Doha Afghanistan meeting

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry announced that Special Envoy Asif Durrani will lead the country’s delegation at the Doha Meeting of special envoys on Afghanistan.

The ministry’s statement highlighted Pakistan’s aim to “actively engage with the international community, including the United Nations, to strengthen efforts for lasting peace and prosperity in Afghanistan.”

ُThis comes as UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric, during a press conference on Thursday, highlighted the significance of Afghan women’s participation in the upcoming Doha meeting on Afghanistan, which will include a session between special envoys and Afghan civil society groups.

The Taliban have previously stated that their attendance at the Doha meeting will be conditional.