- Kabul airport closed attributable to safety risk
- Asad Qaiser was a part of a 9-member delegation which was visiting Kabul
- New dates for the go to can be determined after mutual consultations
ISLAMABAD: Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser’s go to to Kabul has been postponed attributable to safety causes, tweeted Mohammad Sadiq, Pakistan’s Particular Consultant for Afghanistan, on Thursday.
The NA speaker was heading a nine-member parliamentary delegation to Kabul on the particular invitation of his counterpart Chairman Wolsi Jirga Afghanistan, Mir Rehman Rahmani.
The plane of the speaker was denied permission to land on the Hamid Karzai Worldwide airport “due to a security threat”, mentioned Sadiq.
He mentioned “the plane was about to descend when the control tower informed of the closure of the airport. New dates for the visit will be decided after mutual consultations.”
Based on the info accessible from the flight tracker Flightradar 24 and shared by an unofficial PIA fanatic the plane circled for a while close to Kabul’s Hamid Karzai airport, earlier than heading again residence.
Nevertheless, the knowledge accessible from the Kabul Airport’s on-line arrivals and departures confirmed common flight motion.
Chairman Wolsi Jirga Afghanistan Mir Rehman Rahmani and Chairman of the Afghan Senate Fazal Hadi Muslimyar telephoned Speaker Nationwide Meeting Asad Qaiser and regretted the postponement of the go to. They mentioned they have been wanting ahead to the go to of the delegation from Pakistan at an earlier date.
Speaker Asad Qaiser mentioned he can be visiting Kabul as quickly because the safety scenario improves.
The Parliamentary delegation comprised Prime Minister’s Particular Consultant for Afghanistan Sadiq Khan, MNAs Shandan Gulzaar, Muhammad Yaqoob Sheikh, Sajid Khan, Maulana Salauddin Ayubi, Gul Dad Khan, Ghulam Mustafa Shah and Secretary Nationwide Meeting. The delegation was on a four-day go to to Kabul.
Previous to his go to the Speaker in a short message mentioned he regarded ahead to nearer ties with the folks of Afghanistan. He mentioned the delegation deliberate to carry wide-ranging discussions, together with deliberations on the Afghan peace and cross-border commerce.