Imran Khan meets Ashraf Ghani — regional security of Pak-Afghan discussed
MAKKAH: Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sideline of the Islamic Summit where matters of regional security in the context of Afghanistan-Pakistan and bilateral ties were discussed.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Political Affairs Naeem-Ul-Haque took on Twitter to open the important features of the discussion between the two Muslim leaders.
Excellent hour long meeting of PM Imran Khan with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The meeting was very cordial and touched all aspects of Pak Afghan relationship including economic relations as well as the role of Taliban in resolving the Afghan situation.
— Naeem ul Haque (@naeemul_haque) May 31, 2019
“Excellent hour-long meeting of PM Imran Khan with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The meeting was very cordial and touched all aspects of Pak Afghan relationship including economic relations as well as the role of the Taliban in resolving the Afghan situation.”
وزیر اعظم عمران خان اور افغان صدر ا شرف غنی کی ملاقات ۔ پاک افغان دوطرفہ تعلقات اور خطے کی صورتحال پر تبادلہ خیال pic.twitter.com/uP1qXdx0vn
— PTI (@PTIofficial) May 31, 2019
The two leaders agreed to comprehensively upgrade cooperation in all fields and to increase the frequency of bilateral political contacts and exchanges.
“Pakistan’s firm support for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process for a political solution in the war-torn country, ” Prime Minister office quoted.
The forthcoming visit of President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistan would provide an opportunity to further focus on political, security, economic and people-to-people aspects of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations, the statement said.
Prime Minister Imran Khan would represent Pakistan at the 14th Summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) being held in Makkah.
Summit is being held under the banner of ‘together for the future’ aims to unite Muslim countries on one platform to better tackle the difficulties and challenges they are facing.