ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated Pakistan's desire to enhance fraternal relations with Afghanistan in all areas.
The Prime Minister highlighted that there was no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan. Emphasizing the need for a negotiated political settlement, the Prime Minister reiterated Pakistan's consistent support to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan.
The Speaker of Afghan Wolesi Jirga Mir Rahman Rahmani along with his delegation called on Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Friday.
The Prime Minister welcomed Mir Rahmani on his first visit to Pakistan as Speaker of Wolesi Jirga and appreciated increased exchanges between the two parliaments.
He added that peace in Afghanistan will benefit both the countries by opening new avenues for cooperation and enhanced connectivity with the Central Asian Republics.
The Prime Minister remarked that Pakistan and Afghanistan have untapped economic synergies and complementarities which can only be realized through cooperation in the economic and trade sphere.
The Seminar on Pakistan-Afghanistan Trade and Investment on 26-27 October in Islamabad reflects Pakistan's strong desire to achieve progress on bilateral economic agenda.