Pak-Afghan relations progressing well: Sartaj Aziz
05 December, 2013
ISLAMABAD: Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's recent visit to Afghanistan has made sufficient headway in improving bilateral relations between the two countries.
Speaking in a programme of Radio Pakistan‚ he said Pakistan and Afghanistan have bilateral and regional programmes and progress in this regard was reviewed during the visit.
Sartaj Aziz said Joint Commission meeting will soon be held at Finance Ministers level which will help make further progress in bilateral relations. He said three important transitions are going to take place in Afghanistan including security transition‚ political transition and economic transition.
In this regard‚ Pakistan is making efforts to maintain good relations with Afghanistan and help Afghanistan in every possible way in these transitions. He said President Karzai's visit to Pakistan in August this years was very important and positive.
To a question‚ Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan supports Afghan led and Afghan owned initiative for peace and stability in that country.
He said Pakistan's policy of non-interference in the affairs of other countries was well received in Afghanistan.