Ashraf Ghani telephones PM Imran, discusses peace process, regional connectivity


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday telephoned Prime Minister Imran Khan.During the telephonic conversation, matters pertaining to Afghan peace process and regional connectivity came under discussion.Khan invited the Afghan president to visit Pakistan for detailed discussion and reaching a “clear understanding” on economic issues and regional connectivity.

He said that Pakistan is ready for any cooperation which will lead to peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The prime minister went on to say that the long war has detabilised Afghanistan due to which Pakistan also suffered for the last several decades.

Pakistan considers Afghanistan its brotherly country, Khan said and added peaceful resolution of Afghan issue should be through Afghanis.

Ghani, meanwhile, appreciated Pakistani Prime Minister’s commitment for cooperation in the Afghan peace process and said the new spirit of economy-centric and regional connectivity by Pakistan is appreciable.

The Afghan president accepted Imran Khan’s invitation for visiting Pakistan.