If General Faiz Hameed has visited Kabul then he is a smart man: Sheikh Rashid

If General Faiz Hameed has visited Kabul then he is a smart man: Sheikh Rashid

TORKHAM ( Web News )

Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Sunday said that India was humiliated and disgraced in Afghanistan. Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that if General Faiz Hameed has visited Kabul then he is a smart man, adding that what is problem with India, why it is commenting on General Faiz from morning till evening, whether Americans, Qataris and United Kingdom people did not visit Afghanistan. He said that if chief of Pakistan’s greatest agency General Fazi went there, it is a good thing. He said that the world politics was shaken that how in a short time the Taliban have captured Afghanistan.

He expressed these views after paying a visit to Pak-Afghan Torkham border point on Sunday to review the security there. Interior Minister said that importance of the region has increased and now it is going to change. He also predicted formation of a new bloc of countries.

The minister reiterated that Afghan soil will not be used against Pakistan. Talking about cross-border movement, Sheikh Rashid said that about 4000 people cross in Pakistan but more than that left the country.

Sheikh Rashid said Pakistan is desirous of peace in Afghanistan. The Minister expressed satisfaction saying that the trade and other activities are continuing smoothly from both the sides of the border.

Sheikh Rashid said the bilateral trade will further enhance after the establishment of a new government in Afghanistan. He said security has improved after implementation of comprehensive policy of border fencing with Afghanistan.

Referring to the evolving situation in the neighbouring country Afghanistan, the Interior Minister said the message of Prime Minister Imran Khan is loud and clear that Pakistan will not allow any country to use its soil against another state.

Replying a question Sheikh Rashid said that our responsible should have talked with the Afghan Taliban about TTP, adding that if it is our commitment that our land will not be used against them then it should be their commitment too. Sheikh Rashid said that 97 percent fence has been completed along with the Afghanistan border and 48 percent fence has been completed along with the Iran border. Sheikh Rashid said that our great army has rendered 80 thousand sacrifices and one hundred thousand have been injured, adding that Pakistan’s today’s army is not of 20 years old, adding that all have done hard job. He said that army and nation will crush the terrorists.

Sheikh Rashid said that India in last 40 years established 60 training camps in Afghanistan and established NDS and spent billions of rupees. He said that Pakistan will remain intact till the Day of Judgment. He said that the whole Islamic world condemned the disgrace of dead body of Syed Ali Shah Geelani committed by India.

Sheikh Rashid said that suicide blast has occurred in Mastung and there is information of three casualties, adding that the suicide attack was carried out when the shift was changing. He said terrorist incidents are occurring in Quetta from many days, adding that the investigations are underway regarding the blast.