Atmar off to Dushanbe for talks on security cooperation
KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar on Wednesday left for Dushanbe on a day-long official visit for talks with his Tajik counterpart.
A statement from the National Security Council said Atmar was visiting the Central Asian country at the invitation of Tajik Security Council Secretary Abdurahim Qahhorov.
The advisor is due to meet Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon on subjects of common interest, including security cooperation and the fight against terrorism.
Atmar would also convey President Ashraf Ghani’s greetings to Rahmon, the statement added. He will confer with his interlocutors, including Qahhorov on ways of combating organised crime.
During his stay in Tajikistan, coming days after his trips to Iran and Russia, Atmar is scheduled to discuss Kabul-Dushanbe coordination in boosting security in border areas.
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