Pakistan, Afghan armies agree to enhance border security

PESHAWAR: An eight-member delegation of Afghan National Army headed by Corps Commander Lieutenant General Mohammad Sharif Yaftali on Saturday visited Corps Headquarters and called on Corps Commander Lieutenant General Hidayat ur Rehman, according to Inter Services Publice Relations (ISPR).


Later on, the delegates discussed matters pertaining to mutual interest and security arrangements at Pakistan-Afghan border.

Both commanders agreed on better coordination and enhancing security measures at both sides.

Earlier on arrival, the delegates laid wreath at Shuhada monument and appreciated the sacrifices of Pakistan Army in fighting terrorism.

Visit of Afghan National Army delegation is follow up of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif’s last visit to Afghanistan in which it was decided that Corps Commanders from respective sides will hold meetings for better border management. –