The National Security Council of Pakistan which will be chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan is due to discuss developments in Afghanistan on Friday, October 8.
Pakistani media have reported that the NSC meeting will be dominated by the recent developments in Afghanistan, border management Pakistan’s efforts to support the new Taliban regime, and implications of the situation for the country.
Pakistan has been one of the biggest lobbyists for the recognition of the Taliban and encouraging the international community to engage with them.
PM Imran Khan had recently said that the US has no way but to recognize the Taliban and engage with them. He has also asked the EU, China, and Russia to recognize the Taliban.
Pakistan’s highest level security body talks over Afghanistan at a time as Italy and Russia are preparing for the G20 summit and meeting over Afghanistan respectively.
G20 which will exclusively be held over Afghanistan is due to happen on October, 12.