PESHAWAR, 25 September: Afghan Counselor General in Peshawar Dr Abdullah Poyan on Monday said that friendly relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan was must for restoration of peace to the region.

Talking to reporters here at Peshawar Press Club, he hoped that both countries was taking solid steps to restore durable peace and make the region one of the world’s developed region.

He said he would never forget the love and respects of the people of Khyber Paktunkhwa and vowed to play his role for peace and normalcy in the region. It merits a mention here that Dr Poyan has been posted as counselor general at Afghan Consulate in Karachi.