ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians from Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to enhance defence cooperation between the two countries.
This was stated in a joint declaration issued after the first-ever two day dialogue between the Pakistan’s Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence, Internal Security and Local Administration Committee of Afghan Parliament in Kabul.
Both the sides agreed that in the best interest of their people, the two nations should move forward with a common approach on important national and regional issues, and should have a joint strategy on security issues affecting them.
It was stressed that by connecting with each other and, with the region and outside world, full economic potential of this area and the people could be realized.
The Pakistani side was represented by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Defence while the Afghan side was led by Mohammad Dawood Asass, Acting Chairman, Internal Security Committee of Afghan Parliament.