Granting transit visa will help Afghans: PM Shehbaz Sharif

 Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday said the government’s new Afghan visa policy is part of our efforts to continue helping our Afghan brothers and sisters in their hour of need.

In a tweet PM, Shehbaz Sharif said a grant of transit visas will help them complete paperwork for onward travel.

Earlier, the Foreign Office (FO) has reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to a peaceful, stable and sovereign Afghanistan, saying that the country does not want any spoiler’s role in the neighbouring country.

Addressing a weekly press conference, FO spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmed pointed out that Pakistan was constantly raising concerns over rising terrorism and cross-border attacks.