Pakistan, Afghanistan for trust building, cooperation – Pakistan Today

  • Islamabad, Kabul agree to strengthen cooperation between institutions

Pakistan and Afghanistan discussed ‘Chinese proposals’ for mutual trust building and mutual cooperation against terrorism besides agreeing to take measures for strengthening institutional cooperation to effectively combat the menace.

The agreement was reached during the bilateral political consultations took place between the Pakistani and the Afghan leadership in Kabul on Tuesday, according to a statement issued here on Wednesday.

Foreign Affairs Secretary Tehmina Janjua visited Kabul for the consultations with her Afghan counterpart Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai. During the visit, she also called on Afghan President Dr Ashraf Ghani, former president Hamid Karzai, National Security Adviser Haneef Atmar, NDS chief Masoom Stanikzai and Hizb-e-Wahdat leader Muhammad Mohaqiq.

“The two sides agreed that terrorism was a common challenge and there was a need to strengthen institutional cooperation between the two countries to effectively combat this menace,” an official handout said. The two sides agreed that… Read More on Pakistan Today