PM Ashraf, President Karzai discuss bilateral affairs
KABUL, July 19 (APP): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday discussed security, economic and political affairs, in a bid to further strengthen their bilateral ties. The two leaders met here at the Presidential Palace and were supported by Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, Advisor on Interior Rehman Malik and Minister of State for Commerce Abbas Ahmed Afridi. The Afghan President was joined by his Security Adviser Spanta, Foreign Minister Dr Zalmay Rassoul, Minister of Interior Bismullah Muhammadi Khan, Minister of Education Faruq Wardak, Minister of Finance Omar Zakhilwal. Earlier the Prime Minister was warmly received as he arrived at the Presidential Palace, by President Karzai.