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Afghan President Hamid Karzai. — File photo
Afghan President Hamid Karzai. — File photo

ISLAMABAD: Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and felicitated him on assuming the office of the country’s premier.

Speaking to Prime Minister Sharif, Karzai extended his best wishes and expressed the hope that both countries would continue to work to improve bilateral relations.

The Afghan president said strong ties would augur well for peace and stability in the region.

Karzai also extended an invitation to Prime Minister Sharif to visit Afghanistan, a press statement said.

The prime minister accepted the invitation and thanked the Afghan president.