President will be visiting Afghanistan to participate in Nawroz Festival

Islamabad, March 26, 2014 (PPI-OT): At the invitation of President Hamid Karzai, President Mamnoon Hussain will be visiting Afghanistan on 27 March 2014 to participate in the Nawroz Festival. The President will be accompanied by Minister of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage and senior officials. This will be the first visit of the President to Afghanistan since taking office.

Leaders from the region, in particular from Central and West Asia, have also been invited by the Afghan government to attend the Nawroz event. On the sidelines, the President will be interacting with the other participating leaders, during which bilateral matters and regional issues of peace and security and trade and economic cooperation are expected to figure.

The President’s visit is part of the efforts to strengthen bilateral relations with Afghanistan in all dimensions and support efforts for durable peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Ch
Spokesman
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tell: 051-9205494
Fax: 051-9204202
Cell: 0336-5644459