Karzai to visit Pakistan on August 26 for day-long trip

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 05:20 hrs

Afghan President Hamid Karzai will be visiting Pakistan for a one-day trip on August 26.

This will be his first visit since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came into office.

According to the Express Tribune, this will be Karzai's last visit as Afghanistan's president because he cannot run for a third consecutive term in the elections due in nine months.

Afghan foreign ministry spokesperson Janan Mosazai said he is hopeful the visit will 'open a new chapter' in bilateral relations.

Pakistan's foreign ministry spokesperson said that there will be a substantive agenda for talks with Karzai, and the regional and post-2014 situation in Afghanistan will also be discussed, the report added. (ANI)

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