Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, accompanied by a high-level delegation including Ministers, Advisers, Senior officials and businessmen has been reached Pakistan on a two-day visit to Pakistan, today (June 27). Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and other officials received the Afghan President at Nur Khan airbase. The visiting dignitary was also given a twenty one gun salute.
During the visit, President Dr. Arif Alvi will have a meeting with President Ghani while Prime Minister Imran Khan will hold delegation-level talks. The wide-ranging talks between the two sides would focus on strengthening bilateral cooperation in diverse areas including political, trade, economic, security, peace and reconciliation, education as well as people-to-people exchanges.
President Ghani will also travel to Lahore where he will participate in a business forum attended by business representatives from both the countries. This is President Ghani’s third visit to Pakistan and follows the recently held first review session of the landmark Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity.
In a statement, the Foreign Office spokesperson said the people of Pakistan and Afghanistan are bound by fraternal ties reinforced by historical, religious, linguistic and cultural affinities. The statement says that closer engagement between the leaders will help foster a stronger and multi-faceted relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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20 September, 2019