AT-KABUL: Urging Pakistan to resolve all outstanding disputes with Afghanistan and India, Chief of the Awami National Party (ANP) Asfandyar Wali Khan on Tuesday said that peace was impossible to achieve without having friendly relations with the neighboring countries.
Addressing a ceremony in connection with the death anniversary of his father, Khan Abdul Wali Khan, he said that cordial relations with neighboring countries were imperative to restore peace and get rid of extremism and terrorism.
According to the party’s information secretary Zahid Khan, the ANP chief said that his grandfather Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and father Abdul Wali Khan were fully committed to bring justice and end to violence against Pashtuns. Asfandyar further said that Abdul Ghaffar Khan aka Bacha Khan and Abdul Wali Khan had worked hard for peaceful environment on both sides of the Durand Line.
“To end this war, we have to implement and work on thoughts of the great and peaceful leaders of the ANP—Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and Abdul Wali Khan,” he added.
In the light of the great leaders’ policies and thoughts and full support of regional countries, peace would be restored, he hoped.