Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal called on the Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar at the Ministry of Finance. Minister Dar and Zakhilwal during their discussion had a review of the current state of Pak-Afghan economic cooperation and trade activities.
Finance Minster said that Pakistan strongly believed in and pursued the policy of good neighbourly relations and was a staunch supporter of regional connectivity and cooperation. He said the government and people of Pakistan aspired to see peace and progress being realized in the brotherly Muslim country, Afghanistan and expected these feelings being reciprocated. He said both Pakistan and Afghanistan needed to cooperate with each other to eradicate the menace of militancy. He said peace and security would ultimately promote economic prosperity for the people in the region.
Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal said Afghanistan sought deep rooted cooperation with Pakistan and would extend all possible assistance to achieve a peaceful environment which would facilitate development of cordial bilateral ties.