Pakistan and Afghanistan discussed counter-terrorism and Afghan peace process

BYYasir Rehman


Afghanistan National Security Advisor Dr. Hamdullah Mohib met with Pakistan ambassador Zahid Nasrullah in Kabul on Tuesday. They discussed regional cooperation on counter-terrorism and Afghan peace process.

A statement from National Security Advisor Office said that both sides also discussed President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani’s upcoming state visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Meanwhile Deputy foreign minister of Afghanistan on political affairs Idrees Zaman also met with Pakistani ambassador Nasrullah Khan.

Stressing on enhancing ties between the two countries, Mr. Zaman expressed government’s concerned on closing Pakistan’s airspace on Afghanistan’s flights, Bakhtar news reported.
Pakistan ambassador vowed that his country would soon decide about opening Pakistan’s airspace to Afghan flights.

Furthermore, both sides also exchanged views on bolstering economic ties, solving transit and transport problems, joint fighting terrorism, two countries’ joint Ulama council, resuming 7th round of Afghanistan and Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) and many other related issues.

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