Deeper Kabul, Islamabad ties vital for peace: Mosazai
KABUL (Pajhwok): In his meeting with Ameer Jamat-e-Islami Pakistan, Afghanistan ambassador to Pakistan said on Monday that deeper economic and political cooperation were needed for greater peace in both the countries.
Ambassador Janan Mosazai met with Siraj ul Haq at the JI headquarters at Mansoura in Lahore, the Punjab province, and both sides exchanged views on the broad spectrum of bilateral relations and ongoing cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan, a statement said.
Mosazai briefed Haq on the Afghan government's vision for peace, security and development in Afghanistan as well as the top priority that the Afghan government attaches to deeper and closer political and economic regional cooperation with all of Afghanistan's neighbours, especially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
The present critical juncture in both the countries, Mosazai said peace in Kabul and Islamabad was crucial for the people of both countries. He said that all concerned in the two countries and the region must join hands to ensure this noble goal.
The two sides reaffirmed the unparalleled commonalities between the people of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Mosazai reiterated the Afghan government's commitment to stronger and closer people to people ties between the two countries.
On behalf of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the ambassador extended an invitation to Siraj ul Haq to visit Kabul. Haq appreciated and accepted the invitation.
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