Afghan President arrives in Islamabad to hold talks with Pakistani leadership

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has arrived in Islamabad on a two-day visit to Pakistan.

Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and other officials received the Afghan President at Nur Khan airbase.

The visiting dignitary was also given a twenty one gun salute.

The Afghan President is accompanied by a high level delegation including Ministers, advisers, senior officials and businessmen.

During his stay, the Afghan President will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan. The wide-ranging talks between the two sides would focus on strengthening bilateral cooperation in diverse areas  including political, trade, economic, security, peace and reconciliation, education as well as people-to-people exchanges.

Ashraf Ghani will also hold a meeting with President Dr Arif Alvi.

President Ghani will also travel to Lahore where he will participate in a business forum attended by business representatives from both the countries.

This is President Ghani’s third visit to Pakistan and follows the recently held first review session of the landmark Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity.

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