Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets his Saudi Arabian Counterpart
NIAMEY - Mohammad Haneef Atmar the Minister of Foreign Affairs met with H.E. Prince Faisal Bin-e- Farhan Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the 47th Conference of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Niger’s capital city, Niamey.
At the outset, the Afghan Foreign Minister spoke with his about achievements of the Afghanistan Conference in earlier held this month. Subsequently, .Atmar expressed his appreciation for the support of the Saudi government and the special attention of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ - -ul-Harmain-e- Sharifain's - to the Afghan peace process. Minister Atmar spoke with Prince Faisal about the importance of the role of Saudi scholars in securing peace and ending the war in Afghanistan, highlighting the role that the Islamic scholars play in securing world and Afghan peace.
While congratulating the successful of the Conference in Geneva, the Saudi Foreign Minister called Saudi Arabia a supporter and fundamental partner of peace in Afghanistan. Speaking about the importance of the regional consensus on peace in Afghanistan, Prince Faisal assured Minister Atmar that his country would not refrain from any cooperation for the success of the Afghan peace process.
Prince Faisal invited the Afghan Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit and talk about the expansion of bilateral cooperation and the peace process in Afghanistan with prominent members of the Saudi government. Thanking the Saudi government for its continued support to the government and the Afghan peace process, Minster Atmar accepted Prince Faisal's invitation and pledged to visit Saudi Arabia in the near future, given the prevalence of the coronavirus.