Pakistan, Afghanistan Finance Ministers discuss economic cooperation, Joint Economic Commission

Islamabad, August 23, 2015 (PPI-OT): Finance Minister of Afghanistan, Mr. Eklil Hakimi made a telephone call to Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Sunday morning. Both the Finance Ministers discussed various issues related to Pak- Afghan economic cooperation. They also spoke about the possibility of holding the next Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Economic Commission meeting in Islamabad in the last quarter of this year.

The meeting of the Joint Economic Commission, it may be added was initially planned for end of August. However, the Afghan Finance Minister requested for holding it in the later part of the year as the dates clashed with the visit to Afghanistan by the President of Turkmenistan. The Economic Affairs Division will coordinate with the Embassy of Afghanistan for finalizing the dates of the next meeting of the Joint Economic Commission.

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