New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani shake hands before a meeting on Tuesday.—AFP
New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani shake hands before a meeting on Tuesday.—AFP

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday discussed a range of bilateral, regional and global issues and expressed their “firm resolve” to end the menace of terrorism.

The two leaders also discussed ways to further the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan.

“Furthering ‘neighbourhood first’ policy with a strategic partner. Prime Minister Modi receives president Ghani at Hyderabad House,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

“Prime Minister Modi and president Ghani discussed range of bilateral, regional and global issues, express firm resolve to end menace of terrorism,” he added.

By arrangement with The Times of India

Published in Dawn, October 25th, 2017

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