Haneef Atmar President Ashraf Ghani's National Security Advisor welcomed Indian Deputy National Security Advisor Rajinder Khanna to Kabul on Wednesday morning.
Both sides will hold security meetings over the situation in Afghanistan, Atmar’s office confirmed.
"A joint security committee meeting between Afghanistan and India kicked off. At the outset, the @NSAAtmar has presented information about general security situation of Afghanistan," Atmar tweeted.
However, his office did not provide further details about the trip.
Khanna's trip comes after Atmar, along with an Afghan delegation, visited Pakistan on Monday. Together Kabul and Islamabad vowed to get peace talks back on truck.
Afghan officials said the two countries also agreed to take specific steps regarding the implementation of the action plan for peace and for reducing the scale of threats.
High level security officials from Afghanistan and Pakistan held a meeting in Islamabad and agreed to resume efforts for peace negotiations and to speed up the process of implementing the joint action plan for peace, officials said on Monday.
“High level meetings were held with Pakistan’s national security advisor, army chief, the leadership of Pakistan security institutions, deputy minister of foreign affairs, head of operations, the economic advisor of Pakistan’s prime minister and other high level officials, the meetings were held in a cordial and conducive atmosphere,” the NSC said in a statement on Monday.
The Pakistan army also said in a statement that military officials from the two countries had agreed to the resumption of peace talks.
“Pakistan and Afghanistan have expressed the resolve to work together to strengthen bilateral relations and improve the security situation in the region. This understanding was reached during a meeting between a high-level Afghan delegation and National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua,” the Pakistani government said in a statement following the meeting.
Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to draw up a plan in April following Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s trip to Kabul where he held talks with Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani.
According to office of the national security advisor, both parties had unanimous views regarding the importance of peace for both countries.
The two sides also agreed to take joint action against the elements who continue to defy peace.
The office of national security advisor added that Pakistan’s army chief general Qamar Jawed Bajwa would pay an official visit to Kabul in the next few days at the invitation of President Ashraf Ghani.
Afghan officials have constantly accused Pakistan of harboring Taliban leaders providing sanctuaries to them to operate against Afghanistan.