Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani will arrive in New Delhi on Wednesday for a day-long visit where he will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sources say there could be discussions between the two leaders on the new government in Pakistan in a more “restricted format”. The visit comes just days after Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was in Kabul for his first foreign call. Security has been one of the biggest aspects of conversations and of concern for Afghanistan in the recent past with an upsurge in violence.
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale had last week visited Kabul to extend an invitation to Ghani on behalf of Modi to visit India. President Ghani will hold talks with Prime Minister Modi in the afternoon and then will attend a civic reception hosted by the India Foundation, a think tank. He will leave for Kabul soon after. Read More