ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A high-level meeting discussed all dimensions of Pak-Afghan relations in Islamabad on Monday ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s scheduled visit to Kabul.
The meeting presided over by the prime minister reiterated to consolidate and further improve bilateral relations between the two neighboring and brotherly countries.
It was attended by Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi, Chief of General Staff Lt. General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry and other officials.
The meeting was a pre-cursor to prime minister’s visit to Kabul on Tuesday in which he will also be accompanied by a high-level delegation including the army chief.
During his visit, the prime minister will have tête-à-tête with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani who will also host a luncheon for Nawaz Sharif. He will also hold a meeting with the Afghan Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah and delegation-level talks with the Afghan side.