Muttaqi is main a 20-member high-level delegation comprising Minister for Finance Hidayatullah Badri, Minister for Industries and Commerce Nooruddin Aziz and senior officers from the aviation ministry.
Pakistan’s Particular Consultant for Afghanistan Mohammad Sadiq, Pakistan Ambassador to Afghanistan Mansoor Khan, Commerce Adviser Abdul Razak Dawood and senior officers welcomed the delegation upon their arrival at Nur Khan Airbase.
The Taliban’s consultant on the Afghan embassy in Islamabad, Shakaib Ahmad, was additionally current on the event.
Throughout his go to, the Afghan minister will maintain formal talks with Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Muttaqi can even meet particular representatives from China, Russia and the US, who’re collaborating within the Troika Plus assembly scheduled for November 11 (tomorrow).
In a press release on Tuesday, the FO mentioned that Muttaqi’s go to was going down as a follow-up to Qureshi’s go to to Kabul on Oct 21.
“The exchanges will centre on Pakistan-Afghanistan relations with a specific give attention to enhanced commerce, facilitation of transit commerce, cross-border motion, land and aviation hyperlinks, people-to-people contacts and regional connectivity,” the FO assertion mentioned.
Kabul overseas ministry spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi had mentioned that the visiting delegation will focus on bilateral ties between the 2 international locations in addition to the financial system, transit, refugees and increasing services for the motion of individuals.
Pakistan has not formally recognised the Taliban authorities, nonetheless, Taliban officers have been allowed to take management of the Afghan embassy in Islamabad in addition to consulates in Peshawar, Karachi and Quetta.