Minister for Information Senator Shibli Faraz has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Afghanistan will help promoting bilateral cooperation and contacts between two countries.
Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Shibli Faraz said that the premier is an advocate of peace in the region.
He further added that the peoples of both Pakistan and Afghanistan have rendered immense sacrifices in the war on terrorism.
He said peace, development and prosperity is the right of Afghan people.
وزیر اعظم کا دورہ افغانستان دوطرفہ تعلقات اور رابطوں کے فروغ میں اہم پیش رفت ہے۔ دونوں ملکوں کے عوام بھائی چارے کے رشتے میں بندھے ہیں،انہوں نے دہشت گردی کے خلاف عظیم قربانیاں دی ہیں۔امن، ترقی اور خوشحالی افغان عوام کاحق ہے۔عمران خان خطے میں امن کے داعی ہیں ۔
— Senator Shibli Faraz (@shiblifaraz) November 19, 2020
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.
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.
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI is welcomed by Afghan dignitaries at ARG Presidential Palace, Kabul.
— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) November 19, 2020
Pak-Afghan trade and other issues of mutual interest were also discussed during the meeting.
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.
Upon arrival at the airport, the premier and his delegation was received by Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar and Afghan President’s Special Representative for Pakistan Mohammad Umer Daudzai and senior officials.