He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including prominent members of the High Council for National Reconciliation.
During the visit, Dr Abdullah will call on the Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Dr Arif Alvi and will have interaction with Senate chairman, National Assembly (NA) speaker, foreign minister and other dignitaries. He will deliver a keynote address at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad and also have interaction with the media.
This is Dr Abdullah’s first visit to Pakistan in his capacity as chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation. The visit will provide an opportunity for wide-ranging exchange of views on the Afghan peace process and strengthening of Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral relations and people-to-people interaction.
Pakistan attaches high importance to its fraternal ties with Afghanistan, rooted deep in shared history, faith, culture, values and traditions. Pakistan fully supports all efforts for peace, stability and prosperity of the Afghan people. The visit of Dr Abdullah will contribute to further strengthening amity, brotherhood and close cooperation between the two countries.