Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held discussion with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar during his visit at Kabul alongside Prime Minister Imran Khan today.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Afghan Foreign Minister discussed bilateral cooperation, regional peace and security situation between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
In his remarks, FM Qureshi said Pakistan has always been supportive of the dialogue process for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Afghan FM meets Shah Mahmood Qureshi
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister said the success of Afghan peace process is imperative for durable peace in Afghanistan.
He noted that peace in Afghanistan is important for peace and stability of the region.
The transit trade and preferential trade agreements between Pakistan and Afghanistan will help promote the volume of trade and investment between the two countries, Qureshi added.
The Afghan FM Mohammad Hanif appreciated Pakistan’s sincere efforts for the Afghan peace process.
Earlier in a day, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had a one-on-one meeting.
According to sources, the one-on-one meeting between PM Imran and the Afghan President discussed issues of mutual interest, including bilateral relations and the Afghan peace process.
Furthermore, Guard of honour was presented to the Prime Minister upon his arrival and the national anthems of the two countries were played during the reception.
Pak-Afghan trade and other issues of mutual interest were also discussed during the meeting.
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI is welcomed by Afghan dignitaries at ARG Presidential Palace, Kabul.
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) November 19, 2020
Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Thursday arrived in Kabul to hold talks with the Afghan leadership on the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and the Afghan peace process.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, DG ISI Lt. Gen. Faiz Hamid, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mehmood, Special Representative for Afghanistan Muhammad Sadiq and senior officials accompanied the Prime Minister during Kabul’s visit.