ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif left here Saturday on a day-long visit to Afghanistan.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be meeting Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
The two leaders will hold in-depth consultations on all issues of common interest, including the evolving situation in the region and ways to further deepen and broaden Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral relations in all dimensions.
The Prime Minister will also meet a delegation of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, led by its Chairman Salahuddin Rabbani.
The Prime Minister’s visit is taking place at a time when important political and security transitions are underway in Afghanistan, marked by forthcoming elections and NATO/ISAF troop drawdown during 2014.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed the importance of close, cooperative relations with all of Pakistan’s neighbours.
The Prime Minister’s visit to Afghanistan is part of his vision of a peaceful and prosperous neighbourhood.