Gilani to visit Afghanistan Saturday

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will pay a day-long visit to Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday to meet its leadership. The Prime Minister will hold talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on a wide range of issues including bilateral relations, Afghan situation, regional security, terrorism and extremism besides cross-border infiltration.The Prime Minister is visiting Afghanistan on the invitation of Afghan President Karzai.The visit is strategically important as besides political leadership, Pakistan’s military top brass including Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and Director General Inter Services Intelligence Ahmed Shuja Pasha will also accompany the Prime Minister to participate in the delegation-level talks. – APP