Rehman Chishti – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Rehman Chishti on 2016-03-24.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to encourage greater diplomatic co-operation between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Mr Tobias Ellwood

The relationship between Afghanistan and Pakistan is crucial for the security and prosperity of both countries. The Foreign Secretary, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Runneymede and Weybridge, visited Afghanistan and Pakistan last month and urged their leaders to work closely together, including on the reconciliation process.