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First Meeting Of Pak-Afghan Working Group Held In Kabul

First meeting of the working group between Pakistan and Afghanistan was held in Kabul today.
According to Foreign Office spokesperson, the talks were held under the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) .
Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led a 28 member Pakistani delegation to the talks whereas Afghan side was represented by Deputy Afghan Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai.
Both sides agreed to improve coordination between working groups and implementation on action plan. Five working groups have been constituted under the plan which provides a platform to both countries to talk at institutional level.
Both delegations discussed at length the need for cooperation to eliminate terrorism. They also discussed the issues of regional peace and return of Afghan refugees.