“I spoke with Prime Minister of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and confirmed the death of Mullah Fazlullah,” President Ghani said in a statement.
President Ghani further added that the death of Mullah Fazlullah is the result of tireless human intellience led by Afghan security agencies.
“I urged the PM and COAS to take practical steps to bring Afghan Taliban residing in Pakistan to the negotiation table. The PM and COAS congratulated me on the success of the ceasefire and called it a great achievement that both sides observed the ceasefire with full compliance,” he added.
According to President Ghani, they also assured me that the death of Fazlullah is a great step toward building trust between the two nations and promised to support Afghan led and Afghan owned peace process.
Mullah Fazlullah was reportedly killed during a US drone strike in Marwara district of eastern Kunar province on Wednesday.