PM Abbasi in Afghanistan for day-long visit

06 Apr, 2018 8:06 am

KABUL (92 News) — Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reached Afghanistan for a day-long visit many see as an effort to ease strained relations between the two neighbors and revive a push for peace talks with the Taliban.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was welcomed by Afghan President Asharf Ghani in Kabul on Friday. The two inspected a guard of honor at the Presidential Palace before heading in for meetings.

Abbasi is accompanied by several other top Pakistani officials on the trip.

He will hold in-depth consultations with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on economic, security and counter-terrorism cooperation.




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