Qureshi calls on caretaker Afghan PM in Kabul

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KABUL: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday called on caretaker Afghan Prime Minister Mullah Hassan Akhund here.

During the meeting, both the leaders discussed issues of mutual interest as well as various aspects to enhance cooperation in trade and economic sectors to rescue the Afghan people from the economic crisis.

Deputy Prime Minister of the Afghan Interim Government Maulvi Abdul Salam Hanafi  and Foreign Minister Amir Khan Mottaki was also present on the occasion.

Earlier upon arrival at the Kabul airport, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed and other officials were welcomed by Afghanistan’s Interim Foreign Minister Amir Khan Mottaki, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan and senior Afghan foreign ministry officials.

The foreign minister is also accompanied by senior FBR and Foreign Ministry officials.