President Ashraf Ghani met Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday on the sidelines of the 14th summit of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia and discussed the Afghan peace process and bilateral ties.
Khan assured Ghani that Islamabad will support Kabul in bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan, the Pakistani Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to a peaceful and stable Afghanistan. He also underlined Pakistan's firm support for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process for political solution in Afghanistan,” the statement said.
The statement added that Ghani and Khan will further discuss security and economic issues in the forthcoming visit of the Afghan president to Islamabad.
Meanwhile, the Presidential Palace in a statement said that Ghani and Khan also discussed issues around regional connectivity as well as trade and transit.
The statement said that Khan promised to resolve the problem over the closure of Pakistan airspace to Afghan flights between Kabul and New Delhi.