Pakistan’s new ambassador to Afghanistan on Tuesday presented his credentials to President Hamid Karzai at a ceremony in Kabul.
Ambassador Syed Abrar Hussain held a brief meeting with the president and conveyed the sincere desire of Pakistan the leadership to work for peace and stability in Afghanistan.
According to a statement from the Pakistan embassy, the president assured the new ambassador of his support for efforts to strengthen bilateral relations.
Earlier, the ambassador called on Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani and exchanged views on matters of bilateral interest. Both sides stressed the need for intensifying bilateral cooperation in divergent fields.
Replacing Mohammad Sadiq, Hussain previously served as Pakistan’s ambassador to Kuwait and Nepal.