ISLAMABAD - A 17-member Afghan Parliamentary delegation led by Speaker of the Wolsey Jirga (Afghan Parliament) Mir Rahman Rahmani, on invitation of Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, will arrive in Islamabad today on a six-day official visit.

During its stay in Islamabad the Afghan delegation, besides meeting with Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, will also call on President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. 

The delegation will have an interactive meeting with the members of Pakistan- Afghanistan Friendship Group in National Assembly and senior government functionaries.

Inter-Parliamentary contacts, Bilateral Relations on trade, Regional Security issues, and enhancing cooperation between two countries would be deliberated upon during the meetings of the Afghan Parliamentary Delegation.

On the second leg of its visit, the delegation would participate in two days Seminar “Pakistan-Afghanistan Trade & Investment Forum 2020 –Partnership For Mutual Benefit” which will commence from 26th October in Islamabad.

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has regarded this visit of the Parliamentary delegation as harbinger of change as it will bring peace and stability in the region. 

He said that this visit would also open new avenues of Political and Parliamentary co-operation and co-ordination between two brotherly countries. Speaker Asad Qaiser regards visit of the afghan parliamentary delegation, a harbinger of change for bringing regional peace and stability