MAKKAH, Aug 14: President Asif Ali Zardari and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai met here on Tuesday on the sidelines of an extraordinary summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

The two leaders discussed bilateral ties, regional situation, peace process in Afghanistan and other issues of mutual concern.

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, Interior Minister Rehman Malik and Pakistan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mohammad Naeem Khan were present at the meeting.

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has convened the summit to discuss the challenges facing the Ummah and to further strengthen unity and solidarity in the Muslim world.—APP

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