ISLAMABAD - Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Salim Saifullah Khan on Monday said that major breakthrough of the committees visit was to form Pak-Afghan parliamentary friendship group. He was talking to media persons at Islamabad airport after completion of three days visit to Afghanistan during which the committee met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and other prominent figures of Afghan government. The committee comprised of Senator Wasim Sajjad, Senator Jahangir Badar, Senator Haji Adeel, Senator Afrasiab Khatak and Senator Abbas Afridi. The chairman committee while briefing the media said that Afghan President Hamid Karzai during the meeting lauded the sacrifices of Pakistanis for their Afghan brothers and said that Afghans could never forget the contributions of Pakistan for helping out their refugees. He said that Afghanistan was third major trade partner of Pakistan which could become first if further efforts were carried out between the two countries. Salim Saifullah stressed the need for forming Pak High Peace Council as formed in Afghanistan and termed it a solution to bring peace and stability in Pakistan. He further told that Afghan National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs would also visit Pakistan in the last week of March. Saifullah told that committee met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rasoul, Chairman High Peace Council Professor Burhanuddin Rabbani, Sebgatullah Mujaddai, Chairman Afghan Senate Muslim Yar, Speaker Afghan National Assembly Mohammad Inbrahimi and Afghan Chamber of Commerce and other high dignitaries during its three days visit in Kabul and discussed bilateral relations. In the meetings it was stressed that exchange of delegations and visit to Kabul and Islamabad was essential for strengthening economic, political and as well as war on terror. Saifullah said that delegation during the meetings said that Afghans used to live for years in Pakistan and the people of both the countries had no problem.