ISLAMABAD: A high level Pakistani delegation visited Afghanistan to discuss the counter-terrorism and security issues with Afghan Taliban leaders. The Pakistani delegation consist of Defence Minister Khwaja Asif and DG ISI Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum, who will discuss the worsening of ties between the two countries due to rising in the number of terror attacks by Afghanistan-based TTP personals.
The Pakistani delegation, led by Defence Minister Khwaja Asif will met with the acting deputy PM Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.
On Wednesday, the Foreign Office of Pakistan issued a statement which said that the high-ranking delegation will meet with Afghan Taliban Officials and will also discuss the security related issues consisting of counter-terrorism measures.
The Pakistani delegation visit to Afghanistan comes after the closure of the Torkham border crossing point by the Afghan authorities following a row over the entry of Afghan citizens into Pakistan without any legal documents.
In spite of that, one of the Pakistani soldier had also sustained serious injuries when the Afghan Taliban opened fire at a border.
Following the issue, one of a senior Pakistan government official working duty at the Torkham border said, “The Afghan border officials made it an issue, saying Pakistani authorities should allow the patients and their attendants without visas or legal travel documents to enter Pakistan for treatment in Peshawar or elsewhere.”