PM Khan visiting Afghan capital today to strengthen ties

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

19th Nov, 2020. 09:16 am

Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a long day visit to Afghanistan where he will meet President Ashraf Ghani and other dignitaries.

According to the Foreign Office on the invitation of President Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, the Prime Minister is going to Kabul.

The focus of the visit would be further deepening of the fraternal bilateral relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Afghan peace process, and the regional economic development and connectivity.

The prime minister’s first-ever visit to Kabul since assuming the office includes one on one meeting with President Ashraf Ghani, delegation-level talks, and a joint press stakeout.

The prime minister’s visit is a part of regular high-level exchanges between the two neighboring countries.

The prime minister’s visit builds on the sustained engagement between the two countries in recent months for enhancing bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, and senior officials will accompany the prime minister on the visit.

The Prime Minister’s visit will help foster a stronger and multi-faceted relationship between the two brotherly countries.

Earlier on Wednesday

Pakistan’s envoy to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmed Khan confirmed on his Twitter handle, that:

“Prime Minister Imran Khan visiting Kabul tomorrow for meeting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to discuss strengthening of bilateral ties ⁦.”

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