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Pakistani Delegation In Afghanistan To Discuss Cooperation


(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ISLAMABAD, Nov 29 (KUNA) -- A Pakistani senior-level delegation, led by Minister of State Hina Rabbani Khar, arrived in Kabul on Tuesday and met with Afghanistan's acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi to discuss cooperation in diverse fields.
The Afghan Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Muttaqi discussed the release of Afghan detainees in Pakistan, the transport of goods and passengers between countries, and trade issues.
The Pakistani side pledged to cooperate to facilitate good treatment of Afghan refugees, visa issuing, as well as trade and transit, said the statement.
The Afghan side expressed its readiness to resume TAP, TAPI and railway projects and also clarified its stance about political relations and economic development and security, it added.
Rabbani Khar held political consultations with Foreign Minister of Interim Afghan Government, Amir Khan Muttaqi, the state-owned Radio Pakistan reported.
A range of bilateral issues of common interest including cooperation in education, health, trade and investment, regional connectivity, people-to-people contacts and socio-economic projects were discussed.
Pakistan Foreign Office in a press release said, 'Bilateral relations, including cooperation in the areas of education, trade and investment, regional connectivity, people-to-people contacts, and matters related to regional security will be discussed.'
Khar will also reaffirm Pakistan's continued 'commitment and support for all efforts aimed at strengthening peace and enhancing prosperity in Afghanistan,' it added. (end)
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