DG ISI hosts meeting of intelligence chiefs from Iran, Russia, china, Tajikistan


ISLAMABAD, Sep 11 (DNA): Pakistan is at the forefront of peace and
stability efforts in Afghanistan as Director General (DG) Inter Services
Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed on Saturday hosted a
meeting of spy chiefs of China, Russia, Iran and Tajikistan in Islamabad
to discuss ongoing developments in Afghanistan.

According to the sources, DG ISI Faiz Hameed headed a meeting of the
intelligence chiefs from China, Iran, Russia, and Tajikistan in the
federal capital to discuss ongoing developments in Afghanistan. “They
discussed the ongoing security situation in Afghanistan during the

The sources further said that the participants of the meeting also
exchanged views on the measures needed for lasting peace and stability
in the region.

The DG ISI has visited Afghanistan recently where he met members of the
Taliban, Hezb-e-Islami Chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, and others to discuss
the situation in the aftermath of a Taliban takeover.

According to sources privy to the development, DG ISI Faiz Hameed lead a
delegation of senior Pakistan officials and had reached Kabul on
September 4 to hold talks with the new administration in the Afghan

According to sources, during a meeting with the Taliban delegation, the
two sides discussed travel procedures along the Pak-Afghan border and
requests regarding the evacuation of foreigners from Afghanistan by
various countries.

The sources further shared that security issues also came up during the
meeting and a joint mechanism would be devised to stop elements that
could take advantage of the ongoing situation and disturb the peace on
both sides of the border.

Pakistan’s spy chief met Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on September 05 and
discussed issues around forming an inclusive government. DNA