Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, has confirmed that Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi would represent Pakistan at a signing ceremony of the peace agreement between the United States and Afghan Taliban in Doha on February 29, 2020.

In a Tweet on Friday, the SPAM said that that foreign ministers from seven countries, including Emir of Qatar will also attend the ceremony. Representatives from 50 countries will also be present in the ceremony, She added.

Firdous Ashiq Awan said that Pakistan will continue playing its positive role in the promotion of peace and stability in the region. She welcomed the deep interest shown by Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani for the development and investment in Pakistan.

She said the two sides pledged to enhance the existing bilateral cooperation and to work together to promote peace in the region.

Earlier on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressing a press conference alongside US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that he would be present at the US-Taliban peace treaty deal signing ceremony in Doha, Qatar.