COAS General Bajwa holds key discussion with Afghan President Ghani in Kabul

COAS General Bajwa holds key discussion with Afghan President Ghani in Kabul
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*RAWALPINDI: A delegation led by Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javid Bajwa met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Tuesday afternoon.*

According to the Afghan president’s spokesman Shahussain Murtazawi, the two sides discussed the implementation of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace, the fight against terrorism, reducing violence and Afghan peace process.

In a tweet earlier, Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said: “Pakistan wishes to see national unity government and US/NATO succeeding to bring peace in Afghanistan.”

The visit comes as the Afghan president announced the first unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban, coinciding with the end of the Muslim fasting month.

Reports said the United States and Pakistan jointly worked to arrange a temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan aimed at bringing peace to the war-torn country.

Amid frayed ties between Islamabad and Washington, there was a round of telephonic exchanges between top officials of the two countries lately.

The two sides agreed to further strengthen the bilateral relations and also talked about pursuing shared goal of peace and stability in Afghanistan.

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