Islamabad (Staff Report): An Afghan delegation on Friday arrived in Islamabad to hold the second round of discussion on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).

The Afghan delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai will discuss cooperation in the areas of counter-terrorism and reduction of violence, peace and reconciliation, Afghan refugees’ repatriation and joint economic development.

A high-level Pakistani delegation led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, visited Kabul on February 3 to hold a discussion with their Afghan counterparts, led by Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai, on APAPPS.

The APAPPS is a joint action plan for cooperation in the areas of counter-terrorism and reduction of violence, peace and reconciliation, Afghan refugees’ repatriation and joint economic development.

According to a press release issued by the Foreign Office, the meeting was held in a cordial environment and both delegations made some progress on the APAPPS.