Pakistan - Afghanistan vow to work for peace
Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar during a meeting with Ambassador of Afghanistan, Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal here, reiterated Pakistan's resolve to forge cordial bilateral relations with the brotherly Islamic country with particular focus on building up economic cooperation, enhancing trade and promoting communication linkages.
He said that both countries could play their due role in developing regional connectivity which would help open up the way to greater economic opportunities.
The Minister emphasized the need to streamline movement of people across the border saying it would in turn facilitate trade and economic activities.
On the occasion, Afghan Ambassador on the occasion described the recent incidents at the Pak-Afghan border as unfortunate and expressed that the two countries would continue to maintain close contacts with a view to prevent such happenings.