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Imran scheduled Kabul visit postponed

Imran scheduled Kabul visit postponed

Jun 17, 2015 - 11:28

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The scheduled visit of chief of Pakistaninfo-icon Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Iman Khan to Kabul on Wednesday has now been postponed due to uknown reasons, an official wishing not to be named said.

Earlier in day, an official said Imran Khan would arrive in Kabul today where he would hold in-depth talks with President Mohammad Asraf Ghani, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah and other senior officials at the Presidential Palace in the evening.

An official at the Presidential Palace said that the visit of the PTI chief had been postponed without citing any reason. 

The president and the PTI chief were poised to discuss range of issues specifically the thorny matter of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan.

Among others, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, former Pakistani foreign minister, was accompanying Imran during his visit.

Pakistani media reports that the PTI chief was coming to Kabul following invitation extended by CEO who also hold meeting with him.

Imran Khan was scheduled to hold talks with Afghan officials to strengthen Pakistan-Afghanistaninfo-icon relations in different areas. Imran Khan is a former Pakistan’s cricket team captain who after retirement established his PTI political party.

The PTI has its government in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the province where most of Afghan refugees were living amid complaints of harassment by police and other security agencies.



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