Sushma calls on Afghan President

ANI | Updated: Oct 24, 2017 11:58 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who is in New Delhi on a day-long official visit. The two leaders discussed bilateral and regional issues.

During his visit, President Ghani will meet his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind.

Later, he is scheduled to hold delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will also host lunch in the honour of the Afghan leader.

The visit has come at a time when the Afghanistan leadership is focusing on stabilising the war-torn country and brokering peace with the Taliban rebels.

Ghani is also expected to give a public address at the Vivekanand International Foundation, a New Delhi-based think tank. (ANI)