Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to work together to overcome the common challenges being faced by them.

The agreement reached during a meeting between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Kabul.

The Finance Minister is leading a high level delegation to the 9th Pak-Afghan Joint Economic Commission‚ beginning today (Sunday).

The Finance Minister briefed the Afghan President on the agenda of the JEC as well as efforts made by Pakistan in the reconstruction of Afghanistan.

President Karzai assured Ishaq Dar Afghan’s support in all initiatives in bilateral economic area.

President Karzai also underscored the importance and need for the reconciliation process in Afghanistan and highlighted the importance of Pakistan's support in this process.

The Finance Minister‚ in addition to attending the JEC session‚ will also visit major projects constructed by Pakistan under its bilateral assistance programme.   

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