New peace push


Notwithstanding the testy excha­nges between Kabul and Islamabad in the build-up to the event, the just-concluded Heart of Asia Conference has yielded at least two positive outcomes from Pakistan’s perspective.

A clear understanding on a renewed push for restarting the stalled Afghan-led reconciliation process and agreement on sincere cooperation among regional states in the war against terrorism can be billed as the highlight of the gathering.