ISLAMABAD: Pakistan says Qatar's foreign minister will arrive in Pakistan's capital of Islamabad to discuss the latest situation in Afghanistan.
In a statement, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said Qatari chief diplomat Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani during his day-long visit Thursday will meet with Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and other top officials.
It said Pakistan and Qatar enjoy close, cordial ties.
"The two countries closely collaborate on regional and global issues of common interest," the statement said.
The development comes two days after the Taliban announced an interim government for Afghanistan.
The Taliban maintain a political office in Doha.