Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani to hold talks with Narendra Modi today, will discuss enhanced bilateral cooperation
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday during which a host of issues, including regional security and the developmental partnership between the two neighbours, are expected to be discussed.
New Delhi: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday during which a host of issues, including regional security and the developmental partnership between the two neighbours, are expected to be discussed.
Ghani will arrive in India on Wednesday morning on a day-long visit. He will hold talks with Modi in the afternoon and attend a civic reception hosted by the India Foundation before heading back, according to the Ministry of External Affairs.
The visit comes just days after India and Afghanistan agreed to enhance cooperation under the New Development Partnership as part of which New Delhi had announced taking up 116 "high impact community developmental projects" in the war-torn country.
The decision to scale up cooperation and collaborate on infrastructure and high impact community development projects had been taken at the third meeting of the Joint Working Group on Political and Security Cooperation between India and Afghanistan in Kabul last week.
"Due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, petrol prices doubled. We had pressure from where to buy the oil but PM Modi and government were of the view that we've to do what is best for our nation and if pressure comes then we should face it," the External Affairs Minister said at Vadodara, Gujarat
Faced with an increasingly belligerent China, the Indian Army has increased its firepower by deploying a variety of rockets and artillery, and plans to further acquire diverse weapon systems
The five-day conference will see participation of over 550 delegates from 115 countries to discuss issues related to development and strengthening of integrated geospatial information management, its capacities and capabilities