Foreign Minister of Pakistan held a bilateral meeting with her Afghan counterpart

Islamabad: Foreign Minister of Pakistan held a bilateral meeting on Saturday with her Afghan counterpart Dr. Zalmai Rassoul on the sidelines of the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, says a press release received here today from New York.

The Foreign Minister expressed her deepest condolences and sympathies on the assassination of Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani. She emphasized that peace and stability in Afghanistan was vital for stability and prosperity of Pakistan. She added that the destinies of the two neighbours were intertwined and both should jointly fight against those elements which were working against the interest of the two countries and the region at large.

The two Foreign Ministers agreed to work closely for peace and stability in the region and for the welfare and prosperity of their people.

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