AMRITSAR (APS) December 4, 2016- Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz held a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar (Sunday).
They discussed matters relating to lasting peace, stability and development in Afghanistan.
Sartaj Aziz is in Amritsar, India, to represent Pakistan at the Heart of Asia Conference on Afghanistan today.
Indian Prime Minister and Afghan President will jointly inaugurate the conference being attended by around 40 foreign ministers and dignitaries of 14 participating countries.
Aziz will also address the conference with focus on regional cooperation between Afghanistan and its neighbours and the efforts for durable peace in the war-ravaged country.
Earlier, Adviser Sartaj Aziz attended a dinner hosted for the visiting dignitaries. On this occasion, he shook hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
According to High Commissioner Abdul Basit, Prime Minister Modi expressed well wishes for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Talking to the media, Abdul Basit said Adviser Sartaj Aziz during the meeting of participants after dinner reiterated Pakistan’s commitment for peace and stability in Afghanistan and expressed the support for every effort to be made for the purpose.
High Commissioner said the Adviser had also a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarief during the dinner.
Heart of Asia Summit was launched in 2011 with the objective to boost economic and security cooperation.