Sunday, 20 October 2019

Pakistan and Afghanistan agree to improve coordination

(AP Photo/Mohammad Yousaf)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to improve coordination between working groups constituted under Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity.

The agreement came at the first meeting of the working groups between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Kabul.

According to Foreign Office Spokesperson, the talks were held under the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity.

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led a twenty eight member Pakistani delegation to the talks whereas Afghan side was represented by Deputy Afghan Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai.

“Afghanistan and Pakistan held inaugural meetings of the five Working Groups (WGs) under the Afghanistan and Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) in Kabul,” read the statement issued by Afghan Presidential Palace.

According to the statement, the 28-member multi-departmental high-level delegation chaired by Janjua arrived in Kabul early Sunday.

The Pakistani delegation includes representatives from different agencies including foreign ministry, commerce, railways, communications, interior ministry, military and intelligence, read the statement.

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