Karzai meets Indian Foreign Minister

New Delhi, November 17 (Pajhwok Afghan News) - President Hamid Karzai on Friday met Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee and discussed relations between the two countries.

President Karzai thanked India for its cooperation during the previous five years and hoped India would continue assisting Afghanistan in different fields in the future as well.

He said he was grateful to the Indian government for organising the two-day regional economic conference on Afghanistan and inviting him to that conference. He hoped the holding of the conference would bear positive results for India, Afghanistan and the region.

Karzai also recalled the assistance extended by India in electrifying Afghanistan's central capital Kabul.

Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee, on this occasion, said his country values its relationship with Afghanistan and they were eager to further boost their ties with that country. President Karzai will also meet his Indian counter-part Abdul Kalam.
Ahmad Naim Qadiri