Dushanbe (June 20, 2018): President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said since peace and stability in Afghanistan was a must for regional stability and development, Pakistan was working with Afghanistan to achieve this objective.
The President said this during a meeting with Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah held here on the request of latter.
President Mamnoon said high level contacts between Pakistan and Afghanistan were very important and in this regard Pakistan would fully cooperate with Afghanistan.
The President on this occasion also extended invitation to the Afghan CEO, which he accepted.
President Mamnoon Hussain also held a meeting with his Turkmen Counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in Dushanbe today (Wednesday).They agreed to enhance bilateral relations and to expedite efforts for early completion of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project and increase trade and investment.
It was also agreed to hold trade exhibitions to promote trade and economic activities between the two countries.
Meanwhile, talking to Tajik Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda and Speaker of the Lower House in Dushanbe today, President Mamnoon Hussain has emphasized the need to enhance cooperation in investment, trade, oil, gas, agricultural research and food processing sectors between Pakistan and Tajikistan.