Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses bilateral, regional issues

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called on Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, ahead of his talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on promoting security and stability in the war-torn nation.

Ghani, who is here on a one-day working visit, will hold talks with Modi on furthering the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan, and efforts to combat the menace of terrorism.

They will also discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest.

During his visit, president Ghani will meet with his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind.

The invitation to Ghani was extended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval during his trip to Kabul on 16 October.

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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2017 13:07:06 IST

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