Press Release on Martyrdom of Pakistani Diplomat in Jalalabad


November 7, 2017

KABUL – The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan strongly condemns the killing of a diplomatic official serving at the Consulate General of Pakistan in Jalalabad City who was shot and martyred by two unknown assailants yesterday.

Expressing deep sorrow over the incident, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan conveys its condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family and the government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan assuring them of taking serious and decisive measures with respect to identifying and bringing the perpetrators to justice. Kabul also emphasizes that regarding the protection and safeguarding of diplomatic officials and places, the Afghan security forces would leave no stone unturned as the security forces in Afghanistan have given many sacrifices for ensuring security and peace in the past.