Tuesday, May 24, 2022

PM Khan, Afghan President discuss bilateral ties


ISLAMABAD: In a one-on-one meeting on Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani deliberated on the regional situation of security and peace. 

The Afghan president arrived in Pakistan earlier today for a two-day visit on the invitation of Prime Minister Khan.

The two leaders exchanged views about the ongoing scenario of the region at the Prime Minister House.

Prior to meeting PM Khan, Ghani met Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and lauded Pakistan’s efforts for the peace process in Afghanistan.

Speaking on the occasion, Foreign Minister Qureshi said Pakistan will continue playing its role for enduring peace and stability in Afghanistan with sincerity, good intentions and an open heart.

He said Afghan people have suffered a lot due to the prevailing instability in Afghanistan for decades.

“Pakistan always emphasized on result-oriented talks believing that this is the only way to establish durable peace in Afghanistan”, the FM said.

The minister expressed confidence that the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan will bring the two countries closer and help to strengthen bilateral relations.

The two sides agreed to implement the already decided strategy of peace and brotherhood for betterment and welfare of the peoples of the two countries.

Upon reaching the PM House, the Afghan president was presented with the guard of honour.



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