COAS, Afghan envoy discuss border security

Published: February 12, 2016
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Army chief General Raheel Sharif speaking with incoming Afghan ambassador Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal in Rawalpindi on February 12, 2016. PHOTO: ISPR

Army chief General Raheel Sharif speaking with incoming Afghan ambassador Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal in Rawalpindi on February 12, 2016. PHOTO: ISPR

Incoming Ambassador of Afghanistan Dr Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal called on army chief General Raheel Sharif at the GHQ on Friday.

According to the ISPR statement, matters of mutual interest, including measures to improve security along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border were discussed during the meeting.

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Both Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to take action against elements hampering the Afghan peace process.

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