Monday, February 6, 2023

PM receives guard of honor at presidential palace in Kabul

PM receives guard of honor at presidential palace in Kabul

The premier arrived in Kabul to hold talks with the Afghan leadership on the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and peace process.

According to details, the premier received guard of honor upon his arrival at presidential palace in Afghanistan.

He was received by Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar and Afghan President’s Special Representative for Pakistan Mohammad Umer Daudzai and other senior officials.

“The prime minister’s programme includes tete-e-tete with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, delegation-level talks, and joint press stake-out,” according to a statement issued by the Minister of Foreign Affairs. “The focus would be on further deepening the fraternal bilateral relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Afghan peace process, and regional economic development and connectivity.”

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood, ISI DG Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mehmood, Special Representative for Afghanistan Muhammad Sadiq are accompanying the premier too.

PM Khan’s visit is part of regular high-level exchanges between Pakistan and Afghanistan, according to the foreign office. President Ashraf Ghani had last visited Pakistan in June 2019.