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Khalilzad hails Ghani-Imran telephonic conversation

06 May 2019 Afghanistan Times

AT News Report

KABUL: US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay

Khalilzad has welcomed Sunday’s telephonic conversations that made between

President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

“Pleased to see PM Imran Khan and President Ashraf Ghani

spoke today,” Khalilzad said in a tweet. “Both leaders say they prize the

economic dividend peace can bring, especially the potential gains from regional

connectivity and integration. That’s a common vision that can truly propel the

region forward.”

In their Sunday’s conversation, Imran Khan and Ashraf Ghani

agreed to capitalize on the true economic potential of the two countries for

assured socio-economic development, alleviation of poverty, and welfare of the

two peoples.

During their telephonic conversation, the two leaders

exchanged views on matters relating to peace, security and prosperity in

Afghanistan and the region.

The Pakistani leader said his country was ready to extend

all cooperation to the Afghan government in bringing stability and peace to the

war-torn country.

At the end, Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his

invitation to President Ashraf Ghani to visit Pakistan for a comprehensive

exchange of views on all issues of mutual interest. The Afghan leader accepted

his invitation but dates for the visit would be decided though mutual


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