US special envoy calls on Nawaz, Gen Sharif

RAWALPINDI – US Special Representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif respectively here on Friday.

Besides matters of mutual interest, they discussed regional security situation, US drawdown and reconciliation process in Afghanistan. They also discussed post-Afghan election scenario and situation on Pak-Afghan border.

Finance Affairs Minister Senator Ishaq Dar and US Ambassador Richard Olson also attended the meeting. At the General Headquarters, Dobbins and General Sharif discussed defence cooperation and situation on Pak-Afghan border.

According to ISPR, issues of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. While the success of Afghan presidential elections was noted with satisfaction, importance of stable and democratic Afghanistan was emphasized for regional security.

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