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Karzai meets Pakistani women MPs

Karzai meets Pakistani women MPs

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Apr 15, 2012 - 22:06

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday stressed the need for the creation of a joint group of womeninfo-icon parliamentarians from Afghanistaninfo-icon, Pakistaninfo-icon and India.

At a meeting with a delegation of Pakistan’s lawmakers, the president called for enhanced contacts between women MPs of the two countries.

A statement from the Presidential Palace quoted Karzai as saying the people of Afghanistan and Pakistan faced similar problems. He added frequent exchanges of visits between female MPs would improve their relations.

Afghan MPs, including Shinkai Karokhel, Nahid Farid and Gulalai Noor Safi, also insisted on strengthening and developing relations with Pakistani parliamentarians.

Six months back, Afghan women parliamentarians visited Pakistan.

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