NOWSHERA, 22 October: Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Umer Zakhilwal called on Maulana Samiul Haq on Sunday and requested him to play his role for peace in Afghanistan.

Zakhilwal called on Maulana Samiul Haq, chief of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, known as the ‘father of the Taliban’ here in Akora Khattak.

The Afghan ambassador said that Afghanistan and Pakistan both have been suffering from terrorism and both governments wanted to rid of this cancerous tumor.

He requested Maulana Samiul Haq to play his role in dialogue process between Kabul and Afghan Taliban. He said that both countries shares same culture and religion and time has come to end lack of trust and play due role for durable peace in the region.

Maulana Samiul Haq assured the diplomate that he would play his role to restore peace to the region.