Islamabad- President Mamnoon Hussain has said Pakistan looks forward to building a strong bilateral relationship with Afghanistan.

He said this in his felicitation message to Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on his victory in the presidential elections. He said only strong, stable and cooperative bilateral relations can advance the interests of our two peoples and promote peace, stability and prosperity in the region. The President said Pakistan and Afghanistan enjoy deep-rooted relations based on commonalities of faith, culture and history.