Afghan CEO calls on Modi

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New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Afghan Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Council of Ministers Abdullah Abdullah called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday.

“Sustained engagement with Afghanistan. Chief Executive @DrAAbdullah meets PM @narendramodi in Delhi,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup.

Abdullah Abdullah, who arrived here on Sunday on a five-day visit to India, is also scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

He will leave for Jaipur on Tuesday where he will attend a conference on counter-terrorism.

Abdullah Abdullah’s visit to India comes in the wake of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Kabul in December when the new Afghan parliament building, constructed with India’s aid, was inaugurated.

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