ISLAMABAD: Peace in the region is a necessity for progress in Pakistan, Ambassador of Tajikistan to Pakistan Zubaydullo N. Zubaydov announced. Speaking with reporters at the embassy, Zubayadov said that peace in Afghanistan was essential for progress in Pakistan, even if it is with the help of other nations. According to the ambassador, Pakistan’s participation in conferences has become essential for achieving certain goals. He said that Pakistan’s participation in the Bonn conference was important; but added that upcoming opportunities should not be missed. Zubayadov said that on the 26th and 27th of March, Tajikistan is hosting a conference which will be focusing on rebuilding Afghanistan and a segment of the conference will speak about the Silk Route, which he said is important for Pakistan as well.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 20th, 2012.
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