Pakistan has welcomed the adoption of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2615 by consensus that reaffirmed that provision of humanitarian and other assistance to people of Afghanistan is not a violation of the Security Council Sanctions regime.

The Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad said in a statement, “The resolution comes at a critical time, and reflects the sense of urgency felt by the international community to help the Afghan people, who have suffered immensely due to decades of conflict.”

“This sentiment was also reflected in the Resolution adopted unanimously by the 17th Extraordinary Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers hosted by Pakistan last week.”