ISLAMABAD - UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto yesterday appreciated Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism. In a meeting with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi, here, he said Pakistan’s continued efforts for strengthening engagement with the Afghan government to enhance cooperation in diverse areas including the fight against terrorism are highly appreciative.

An official statement said the situation in Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s efforts for promoting long term peace and stability in that country were discussed during the meeting.

Tariq Fatemi reiterated Pakistan’s firm resolve for effective border management underlining the need for cooperation by the Afghan side, it added.