ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan would extend all possible support to Afghanistan to accomplish all tasks in infrastructure development and energy sector to consolidate long-term bilateral and regional partnership.

He said that as part of its vision for "Peaceful and Prosperous" neighborhood, Pakistan is ready to help Afghanistan in its quest for peace and development.   According to media report, he stated this while talking to Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Ahmad Hakimi in Islamabad on Monday. He said that Pakistan believes that a peaceful, prosperous and progressive Afghanistan is in the best interest of Pakistan and the region.

Prime Minster expressed his satisfaction over the positive momentum in the bilateral relations under the leadership of President Ashraf Ghani. The Prime Minister stated that there is a great scope to boost our bilateral trade.  The Afghan Finance Minister thanked the Prime Minister for his special interest in peace and development of Afghanistan.