The Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Dr. Omar Zakhilwal met with the Pakistani Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa to hold talks on key issues of bilateral interest.

Dr. Zakhilwal said the two sides held talks regarding the joint efforts for peace and reduction of violence and implementation of the joint plan for peace and solidarity.

In an online statement posted in his Twitter account, Zakhilwal said “Today in my regular meeting with Pak Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa had detailed discussion on key issues of bilatrl importance including our joint efforts for peace & reduction of violence in Afghanistan & full implementation of Afghan-Pak Action Plan for Peace & Solidarity (APAPPS)”.

The media wing of the Pakistani military, Inter-Ser­vices Public Relations (ISPR), said “During the meeting matters of mutual interest including security situation in the region/Afghanistan were discussed.”

This comes as efforts are underway for the implementation of Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).

Recently the officials of the two countries have stepped up visits between Kabul and Islamabad to finalize the join plan and ensure its implementation.