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Afghan President Meets With Pakistan PM


Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (L) and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif shake hands at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad on November 15, 2014.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has met in Islamabad with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Sharif said after the talks that Pakistan and Afghanistan had resolved to
form a "robust economic partnership" by expanding trade and investment and improving infrastructure.

Pakistani officials said the discussions between Ghani and Sharif on November 15 were wide-ranging.

Ghani had met with President Mamnoon Hussain and several of his advisers, as well as with Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar the previous day.

Ghani and Sharif were also to discuss security issues that included joint training operations for security forces and border police.

It is Ghani first official visit to Pakistan since taking office in September.

On November 14, Ghani visited Pakistan's military headquarters in Rawalpindi and met with Pakistani military chief General Raheel Sharif.

With reporting by RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghansitan, AP, Reuters, AFP
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