London, Sept 6 : Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has praised British actor Jude Law and filmmaker Jeremy Gilley for their efforts to promote peace in the war-torn country.
Law, ambassador for Gilley's Peace One Day project, is in Afghanistan with Gilley to promote a global ceasefire and a campaign for total non-violence on September 21, the UN-adopted Peace Day.
The British pair met Karzai in his palace late on September 2, Karzai's office said in a statement.
"Afghanistan, too, hopes and makes lots of efforts for the establishment of peace in Afghanistan, the region and the world," Telegraph quoted Karzai, as saying in a statement.
In a press conference Law underlined the importance of giving up arms. "The need now is greater than ever before. Please mark the day," he said.