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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to constitute bilateral mechanism

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to constitute bilateral mechanism

TASHKENT: Pakistan and Afghanistan have consented to constitute the joint component for meeting, coordination on issues identifying with two-sided relations.

Friday, a meeting was held between Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Tashkent. Afghan National Security Adviser Haneef Atmar was additionally present.

As per the announcement issued by Foreign Office, Pakistan and Afghanistan consented to constitute an abnormal state reciprocal system for discussion and coordination on different essential issues identifying with respective relations and collaboration, including security, development of individuals and vehicles between the two nations and other important issues.

The proposed instrument will be co-led by Adviser Sartaj Aziz and Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and with the support of the National Security Advisers of the two nations. It will likewise have a joint specialized working gathering to manage the worries of both nations.

The principle reason for this Mechanism would be not just to address and resolve issues of worry to both sides through neighborly means additionally to keep the repeat of savage episodes like the ones saw as of late in Torkham.

The two sides additionally took this chance to audit different parts of reciprocal relations. They reaffirmed regard for each other’s power and regional respectability and adherence to the guideline of non-impedance into each other’s inside issues.

Guide Aziz and Foreign Minister Rabbani emphasized the shared longing for fortifying respective relations for advancing peace, strength, counter terrorism and financial advancement of both the nations. Towards this end, it was consented to improve common engagement in differing ranges to develop collaboration.

The two sides particularly communicated their firm responsibility to proceed genuine endeavors towards dispensing with the scourge of terrorism which represents a grave risk to the peace and security of the two nations, and the locale. In such manner, they underlined the requirement for close participation and coordination between the two nations at all levels.

While talking about respective relations, the two sides focused on the requirement for proceeding with joint endeavors to advance peace and compromise in Afghanistan through auspicious and solid activities bringing about unmistakable results, incorporating into the structure of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group process.