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Attack on Chinese engineers: Pakistani team discusses security matters in Kabul

Both sides discussed the tragedy of March 26 suicide attack on Chinese engineers in Bisham and termed it a tragic incident

By Shakeel Anjum
May 31, 2024
Security personnel inspect the site of the attack near Besham in the Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. — AFP/file
Security personnel inspect the site of the attack near Besham in the Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. — AFP/file 

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday sought Afghanistan’s help in the security sector after the March 26 terrorist attack on Chinese engineers in Bisham area.

A Pakistani delegation led by Interior Secretary Muhammad Khurram Agha met Afghanistan’s First Deputy Minister for Interior Affairs Mawlawi Mohammad Nabi Omari in Kabul, the spokesperson for the Interior Ministry told The News.

The Afghan deputy minister welcomed the delegation and described their trip as effective in solving problems, and in developing relations. The visiting delegation mentioned that the security in the region is beneficial for everyone and expressed the hope that some of the existing problems would be solved.

Both sides discussed the tragedy of March 26 suicide attack on Chinese engineers in Bisham and termed it a tragic incident.

The Afghan deputy minister spoke about the good intentions of the Islamic Emirate and said that while Afghanistan wants peace for itself, it also has good wishes for others. He further added that “We do not believe in evil politics. Our intentions and actions are to promote peace in the region for the benefit of ourselves and everyone.”

He termed the “Bisham terrorist attack” as a tragic incident and said that all of us should take responsibility for the security of our areas, and instead of diverting issues, we should facilitate in real cooperation. The Afghan minister also said that the Islamic Emirate is committed to not allowing others to use its territory against anyone and hoped the same from others.