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Sushma Swaraj meets Afghan president Ashraf Ghani to discuss bilateral issues

Ghani will hold talks with PM Modi later in the day.

india Updated: Oct 24, 2017 13:11 IST
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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meeting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in New Delhi on October 24, 2017.(MEA Twitter)

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, ahead of his talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on promoting security and stability in the war-torn nation.

Ghani, who is here on a one-day working visit, will hold talks with Modi on furthering the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan, and efforts to combat the menace of terrorism.

They will also discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest.

President Ghani also met with his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind.

The invitation to Ghani was extended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval during his trip to Kabul on October 16.

First Published: Oct 24, 2017 13:11 IST