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Pakistani PM pays official visit to Afghanistan


14:07, July 19, 2012

KABUL, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf arrived here on Thursday for a one-day official visit, an official said.

This is Ashraf's first visit to Afghanistan since he assumed office last month.

Ashraf will hold talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and other Afghan leaders on bilateral issues as well as peace and reconciliation process in the militancy-hit country, the official added.

The prime minister will also meet with the Chairman of Afghan High Peace Council Salahuddin Rabbani.

Karzai will hold a trilateral meeting with Ashraf and British Prime Minister David Cameron later Thursday.

Ashraf is also to inaugurate the new complex of Pakistan's embassy in Kabul later in the day.


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