Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday said peace in Afghanistan was critical for the peace and security in Pakistan. He said Pakistan always supported Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s peace efforts and would continue favour an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process of reconciliation. In a meeting with delegation of Afghan Senators led by Fazal-e-Hadi Muslimyar at the PM House, the Prime Minister emphasized upon exchanging parliamentary delegations to strengthen their brotherly relations and between the peoples of the two countries. The Prime Minister said exchange visits of parliamentarians were essential to enhance bilateral relations and Pakistan had always made consistent and sincere efforts to improve relations with Afghanistan.