FazalDemonstrations are due in Kabul on Thursday against the scheduled visit of Pakistani religious cleric Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman in Kabul.

The demonstrations are expected to be organized by political and civil society activists along with the social media activists.

Maulana Fazul-ur-Rehman, a pro-Taliban Pakistani political leader, is due to visit Kabul along with a delegation of Pakistani officials to discuss the regional security.

Fazal has endorsed the Taliban extremism in Afghanistan, calling the Taliban-led insurgency a legitimate war against the foreign forces.

The remarks by Fazal-ur-Rehman were followed after a meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani who visited Pakistan on a two-day state visit shortly after taking office as the new President of Afghanistan.

Mahmood Khan Achakzai, Isfandyar Wali and Afrasyab Khattack are also among the Pakistani political party leaders who are due to visit Kabul.

The delegation is visiting Kabul on President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s invitation.