Zardari and Abdullah for Joint Efforts against Terrorism

Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Afghan Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah

A delegation of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), including PN member Ambassador Sherry Rehman, went to Kabul to discuss joint efforts to strengthen anti-terror cooperation and boost people-to-people contact, The Express Tribune reports. The delegation was led by former president and Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.

[…] During the visit, Zardari met with the Afghan chief executive at his office for lunch before meeting former Afghan president Hamid Karzai for tweet.

They discussed issues related to bilateral relations, regional situation and the need for enhanced economic cooperation came under discussion, read a statement issued by Abdullah’s office.

“The current environment requires new decisions. Pakistan, Afghanistan and the whole region face serious threats and these threats need new cooperation,” the statement quoting Abdullah said, a copy of which is available with The Express Tribune.

The two leaders also agreed that the time has come for both countries to “sincerely and jointly” fight the menace of terrorism.

Zardari hailed the formation of the unity government in Kabul, and encouraged the support Pakistan could provide at multiple levels for the advance of peace in the region. […]


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Photo courtesy of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah (facebook page).

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