Kabul (Staff Report/Agencies): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Kabul on Saturday to discuss bilateral relations, peace and security with the Afghan leadership.

During his one day visit, the foreign minister will meet his Afghan counterpart as well as the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.

It is first foreign visit of Shah Mahmood Qureshi since assuming the office of the foreign minister.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal in a tweet stated that the visit underlines the importance that Pakistan attaches to work closely with Afghanistan for regional peace and stability.

He said that the successful outcome of the visit will lead future efforts to enhance bilateral cooperation under bilateral frameworks of cooperation including Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).