ISLAMABAD: On invitation of the National Assembly (NA) Speaker Asad Qaiser a 17-members Afghan parliamentary delegation led by the speaker of the Wolsey Jirga (Afghan Parliament), Mir Rahman Rahmani, will arrive in Islamabad on October 23 on a six-day official visit.
During its stay in Islamabad the delegation besides meeting with the Qaiser, would also call on President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, said a press release. The delegation would also an interactive meeting with the members of Pakistan-Afghanistan Friendship group in National Assembly and senior government functionaries.
Inter-parliamentary contacts, bilateral relations on trade, regional security issues, and enhancing cooperation between two countries would be deliberated upon during the meetings of the Afghan delegation. On the second leg of its visit, the delegation would participate in two days seminar “Pakistan-Afghanistan Trade & Investment Forum 2020-Partnership For Mutual Benefit” which will commence from October 26 in Islamabad.
Qaiser has regarded this visit of the parliamentary delegation as a harbinger of change as it will bring peace and stability in the region. He said that this visit would also open new avenues of political and parliamentary co-operation and co-ordination between two brotherly countries.