Afghanistan has appreciated Pakistan’s traditional support for Afghan people and acknowledged the important role that Pakistan continues to play in facilitating peace and development.
This was stated by Acting Afghan Minister for Foreign Affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi while talking to Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir during meeting at GHQ in Rawalpindi.
According to ISPR, they discussed issues of mutual interest including aspects related to regional security, border management, and formalization of bilateral security mechanisms for improvement in the current security environment.
The Army Chief stressed the need for enhanced cooperation between the two brotherly neighbours to effectively tackle the common challenges of terrorism and extremism. He reiterated the need for full support and commitment from the Afghan Interim Government in matters of mutual interest.
Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Muttaqi expressed his desire to work closely with Pakistan to promote regional stability and prosperity.
Both sides agreed on the importance of maintaining regular contacts to strengthen bilateral ties and address issues of common concern.
The COAS reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to a stable, peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan.