The two leaders also discussed ways to further the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan.
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Fencing and surveillance technology would prevent attacks on both sides of the border, says Maj Gen Nauman Zakaria.
With Afghan Taliban declining to attend the meeting in Muscat, expectations need to be tempered at this early stage.
Both sides agree to work together for the shared objective of peace in the region.
Afghanistan is an important importer of medicine, food, construction material via the transit trade facility.
US engagement seen as tacit endorsement of Islamabad’s plans to find political solution to Afghan quagmire.
ISPR chief insists no threat to democracy from Army; rules out possibility of joint operation with US on Pakistani soil.
Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor says only danger to the democratic process is the state not fulfilling its prerequisites.
Pakistan, US officials claim couple and their three children have left the country.
Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle, abducted in Afghanistan in 2012, were recovered by the army in Kohat.
Linda Boyle, the captive Canadian man's mother, looks forward to meet her grandchildren.
ISPR says hostages in Pakistan for only a day before recovery, but sources claim UAVs flew over area for last 10 days.
US intelligence agencies had been tracking the family; shared their movement into Pakistan on Oct 11 with army: ISPR.
The dwindling trade relationship with Afghanistan shows the absence of rationality.
The recent meeting in Kabul took forward the discussions between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The suspension of talks is likely to translate into a decline in trade between the two countries.
Pakistan is trying to restart the quadrilateral peace process for ending the Afghan war.
Demands normal business of the House be adjourned to discuss statements made by Mattis against the $56 billion project.
Pakistan's economy has the capacity to repay CPEC loans as the project's dividends will be worth much more, says PM.
Former Afghan president says questions on America's involvement in Afghanistan arise from "evidence of wrongdoing".
Media reports suggest that Ashraf Ghani is considering a visit to Pakistan on an invitation extended by Gen Bajwa.
"Pakistan seeks recognition of its legitimate security concerns in the region," says foreign minister.
The "strategic logic" behind working with the US against terrorism remains intact, says the foreign minister.
ISPR discusses security, civil-military relations and regional policy in wide-ranging press conference
DG ISPR discusses army chief's visit to Afghanistan, perceptions of growing tension between state institutions.
In meeting with Ghani, Gen Bajwa expresses Pakistan's willingness to cooperate with Afghanistan.
Pakistan's engagement with world leaders on regional security on UNGA sidelines generated support, NSC told.
Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif's meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson postponed, sources claim.
Foreign minister says Haqqanis were 'wined and dined' at the White House, but US now shifting blame on Pakistan.
Gen Bajwa says agencies fear army is a 'hurdle to their nefarious designs'.
"Pakistan, Afghanistan have independent diplomatic policies," says Afghan Counsel General Abdul Wahid Pohan.