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HAC: Aziz meets Ghani, Ajit Doval, shakes hands with Modi

AMRITSAR: Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and discussed durable peace, progress and stability in Afghanistan.



The advisor assured Afghan President of full support of Pakistan for establishment of peace in Afghanistan. Aziz said that establishment of peace in Afghanistan is vital for peace in Pakistan and the region as well while he said that Pakistan will continue to play its part for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The adviser met the Afghan president on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar, in which  issues regarding peace, development and stability in the country were discussed.

Sartaj Aziz also held a meeting with Indian Security Advisor Ajit Dobal.

During the meeting, matters pertaining to bilateral interest came under discussion.

Earlier, on Saturday,  Adviser Sartaj Aziz attended a dinner hosted for the visiting dignitaries.On this occasion, he shook hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

According to High Commissioner Abdul Basit, Prime Minister Modi expressed well wishes for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Talking to the media, Abdul Basit said Adviser Sartaj Aziz during the meeting of participants after dinner reiterated Pakistan’s commitment for peace and stability in Afghanistan and expressed the support for every effort to be made for the purpose.

Basit also said that Adviser also met Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarief during the dinner as well.