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Sushma Swaraj calls on Afghan prez Ghani over bilateral and regional issues

Ghani, who is here on a one-day working visit, will hold talks with Modi on furthering the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Afghanistan President arrives in India
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani with Sushma Swaraj. Photo: @MEAIndia

External Affairs Minister on Tuesday called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, ahead of his talks with Prime Minister on promoting security and stability in the war-torn nation.

"#Neighbourhoodfirst. EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on visiting Afghan President in New Delhi. Bilateral & regional issues discussed," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.


Ghani, who is here on a one-day working visit, will hold talks with Modi on furthering the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan, and efforts to combat the menace of terrorism.

They will also discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest.

During his visit, President Ghani will meet with his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind.

The invitation to Ghani was extended by Security Adviser Ajit Doval during his trip to Kabul on October 16.

First Published: Tue, October 24 2017. 13:46 IST
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