Afghan Foreign Minister to visit Pakistan



Islamabad: Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul will visit Pakistan on Friday to hold talks with his counterpart on Afghan peace process.

Rassoul will hold official talks with Hina Rabbani Khar that will focus on Islamabad’s role in the Afghan peace process, Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

During this visit, Rassoul will also call on the Pakistani leadership, the statement said.

He will be accompanied by a high level delegation from the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The visit comes days after the trip to Islamabad by the Afghan peace envoy during which Pakistan released 13 Afghan Taliban prisoners, including a key military commander, to push the peace process.

PTI