Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Pakistani senators due in Kabul next month

Pakistani senators due in Kabul next month

Aug 27, 2013 - 09:33

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): A delegation of Pakistani senators, who are members of the Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production, would visit Kabulinfo-icon next month for talks with Afghan parliamentarians.

Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, the chairman of the Senate panel, told the upper house on Monday the trip would take place on Sept. 9.

President Hamid Karzai’s visit to Pakistaninfo-icon was significant for bilateral relations as well as peace and stability in the region, believed Syed, a former information minister.

Also heading the Pakistan-China Institute, he was speaking at a briefing on tripartite dialogue between think-tanks of China, Afghanistaninfo-icon and Pakistan held earlier this month.

Also on Monday, Karzai extended his daylong trip to Pakistan following Islamabad's offer to help Afghanistan in holding talks with the Talibaninfo-icon.

At Tuesday's talks, which are expected to take place in the tourist resort of Murree, will focus on fighting terrorism and talking to “reconcilable Taliban”.

Visiting Islamabad after 18 months, Karzai has sought Pakistan’s support for the Afghan-led reconciliation process and release of Afghan Taliban leaders from Pakistani prisons.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update