China role important for Pak-Afghan relations: Asif


ISLAMABAD Dec 28 (TNS): Foreign minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif says Pakistan and Afghanistan have border sharing with China and there is convergence of interests for the three countries.

Talking to a private news channel, he however said peace is vital element to get benefit from this convergence of interests.

He said Pakistan is enjoying deep relations with China and Beijing can play an important role of mediation between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

To a question, he said foreign minister of China has taken initiative to hold a tripartite dialogue of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan to discuss regional issues.