Pakistan funding militiamen to destabilize AfghanistanThe Pakistani intelligence agencies are looking to destabilize Afghanistan by funding and arming militiamen within the Afghan territory across Durand Line.

The issue was discussed during the National Security Council (NSC) meeting chaired by President Hamid Karzai on Sunday.

Presidential palace media office, following a statement, said the Ministry of Defense presented its report regarding the latest attempts by Pakistani intelligence to destabilize Afghanistan by funding the militiamen and provoke them against the residents on this side of Durand Line.

According to the Ministry of Defense report, the militiamen are also paid 30,000 Pakistani rupees on monthly basis besides arming them in a bid to use them to destabilize the regions located across the Durand Line in Afghan soil.

It was concluded during the National Security Council (NSC) meeting that the latest attempts by Pakistani intelligence are a major threat to the unity of the residents on the two sides of Durand Line, the statement by presidential palace said.

The relevant security institutions were instructed to take necessary actions to repel the attempts of Pakistani intelligence and inform the local residents in this regard.