FM Qureshi left for Afghanistan on first foreign visit


Foreign Minister and PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi left for Kabul for the one day visit.

FM Qureshi left for Kabul, Afghanistan on his first foreign visit. However, Foreign Office Spokesperson, Dr Mohammad Faisal said that successful outcome of visit by Shah Mahmood Qureshi will improve bilateral relations.

It will be under the bilateral frameworks of cooperation of Afghan Joint Economic Commission (JEC), Afghanistan Pakistan Transit Trade Coordination Authority (APTTCA), and Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).

Dr Mohammad Faisal said that visit from FM Qureshi underlines the significance that the government is sincere to work with Afghanistan for the stability and peace in the region. However, during the visit, FM Qureshi will meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.

As indicated by sources, the Pakistani delegation will hold chats with its Afghan partner in Kabul. Reciprocal exchange matters, conclusion of the Pakistan Consulate General in Jalalabad because of a security emergency, fear based oppression, and fringe administration will be examined among different issues, sources said.

The foreign minister had communicated the desire to visit Afghanistan in the wake of accepting office. Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani stretched out a solicitation to Shah Mahmood Qureshi to visit Kabul at an early date.

FM Qureshi will likewise stretch out a solicitation to the Afghan president for Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Pakistan.


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