ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday held a bilateral assembly with President of Afghanistan Dr Ashraf Ghani whereby the 2 sides exchanged views on bilateral relations and Afghan peace and reconciliation course of.
The assembly was held on the sidelines of the 14th Islamic Summit being held in Makkah-Al-Makarramah, a PM Workplace assertion stated.
The prime minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s dedication to a peaceable and secure Afghanistan. He additionally underlined Pakistan’s agency assist for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace course of for political answer in Afghanistan.
The forthcoming go to of President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistan would supply a chance to additional concentrate on political, safety, financial and people-to-people features of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations.
In the meantime, the Presidential Palace in Kabul in an announcement stated that President Ghani and Prime Minister Imran Khan additionally mentioned points round regional connectivity in addition to commerce and transit.
The assertion stated that Imran Khan promised to resolve the issue over the closure of Pakistan airspace to Afghan flights between Kabul and New Delhi.
Imran, Sisi conform to improve cooperation
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday met President of Egypt Abdul Fattah Al Sisi on the sidelines of the 14th Islamic Summit in Makkah-tul-Mukarramah and exchanged views on the entire vary of bilateral, regional and worldwide issues.
The problems being confronted by Muslim Ummah additionally got here underneath dialogue, a press assertion issued by the PM Workplace in Islamabad stated.
The 2 leaders agreed to comprehensively improve cooperation in all fields. In addition they agreed to extend the frequency of bilateral political contacts and exchanges.
PM performs Umrah
Earlier Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan carried out Umrah in Saudi Arabia’s holy metropolis Makkah and prayed for the nation’s peace and prosperity.
He supplied prayers at Masjid-ul-Haram – the Holy Mosque, alongside along with his delegation comprising Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Tourism Minister Atif Khan, Particular Assistant to Prime Minister Naeemul Haq and Overseas Secretary Sohail Mehmood.
Prime Minister’s spouse Bushra Begum additionally accompanied him in the course of the Tawaf.
The prime minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on Thursday to take part within the 14th Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, being held in Makkah.