Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reiterated resolve of the Government to forge economic cooperation , enhancing trade and promoting communication linkages with Afghanistan .

He was talking to Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The Finance Minister said that both countries could play their due role in developing regional connectivity which would help open up the way to greater economic opportunities.

He emphasized the need to streamline movement of people across the border as it would in turn facilitate trade and economic activities.

Afghan Ambassador described the recent incidents at the Pak-Afghan border as unfortunate. He expressed the confidence that the two countries would continue to maintain close contacts with a view to prevent such happenings.

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