National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Wednesday visited Kabul and called on Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Dr. Abdullah Abdullah. Later, Doval also held talks with his Afghanistan counterpart Hanif Atmar.
Officials said the NSA conveyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s felicitations to both Afghan leaders and to the people of Afghanistan for the country’s democratic political transition.
“He reiterated India’s commitment to assist Afghanistan build a strong, democratic and prosperous country. The visit was to follow up on the discussions by President Ghani and CEO Abdullah with PM Narendra Modi earlier this month over telephone. The NSA was accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising the Deputy National Security Advisor and senior officials from the PMO and Ministry of External Affairs,” an official statement said.