ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday dismissed allegations leveled by the Afghan government regarding the terrorist attack on its intelligence chief in Kabul.
The foreign office, in a statement issued in response to Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s statement, urged Kabul to share evidence before leveling any charges.
President Karzai alleged that the recent assassination attempt on National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief Asadullah Khalid was carried out by a suicide bomber from Pakistan. The attack seriously wounded the Afghan official.
Pakistan urged Afghanistan to order an investigation into the security lapses around the NDS chief.
“Before leveling charges, the Afghan Government would do well if they shared information or evidence with the government of Pakistan that they might have with regard to the cowardly attack on the head of NDS,” the FO statement said.
“They would also do well by ordering an investigation into any lapses in the security arrangements around the NDS chief.”
The Foreign Office said on its part, the government of Pakistan was ready to assist any investigation of this criminal act.