The U.S. Special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad met with the Pakistani officials in Islamabad to discuss reconciliation efforts in Afghanistan.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan Dr. Mohammad Faizal said the U.S. Special Representative Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad called on the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi during his visit to Islamabad.

Dr. Faisal further added that Ambassador Khalizad reiterated President Trump’s desire to seek Pakistan’s cooperation for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

In his turn, foreign minister Qureshi assured the US side of Pakistan’s steadfast support for a negotiated settlement, he added.

Dr. Faisal also added that Ambassador also held a meeting with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua.

According to Dr. Faisal, officials from diplomatic, security and defense from both sides were present at the meeting where peace and political settlement in Afghanistan was discussed.