Pakistan Prime Minister invites Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to ease the tension between the counties and further talk business and security.
On the previous weekend, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani visited Islamabad for a two-day official visit, signed three Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on business and tourism, security, and financial intelligence after which, Qatar announced $3 Billion in Direct Investments for Pakistan.
The Afghan President arrived today (June 27) morning in Islamabad, following a change in the routes of the traffic of the Islamabad area, due to the protocol being provided to the President.
President Ghani early looked forward to ease the border tension between the two countries, because of the accusations both countries have been doing, allowing the militants to shelter in their borders, and launch attacks in their countries.
The delegation of Ashraf Ghani, includes key ministers of his Government, advisors, senior officials and businessmen.
During the visit, President Dr. Arif Alvi will held a meeting with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and after that, Prime Minister Imran Khan will held delegation level talks.
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Abdul Razak Dawood, received the Afghan President on his arrival at the Nur Khan Air Base, Rawalpindi.
The talks between the two members of the delegation will include strengthening the bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the areas of politics, trade, economics, security, peace, reconciliation, and educational matters.
Following the talks, Presdient Ghani will travel to Lahore, to participate in a business forum, which will be attended by both country’s representatives.
This will be the third official visit of President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistan, followed by the first review on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity.
In a statement by the Foreign Office, the spokesperson said that the both nations are bound by the historical, religious and cultural similarities and a closer engagement of both countries leaderships can help tie a strong rope of relationship, between Pakistan and Afghanistan.