Rangin Dadfar Spanta Visiting Pakistan to Strengthen Operations Against Militants

Rangin Dadfar Spanta, the National Security Adviser of Afghanistan will be paying a visit to Pakistan today in order to completely remove the militants from the tribal areas in North Waziristan by strengthening the security and cooperating with each other. However, Bismillah Mohammadi, the Afghan Defense Minister accused Pakistan of ordering troops to attack the borders of Kunar and the security forces there.  He made this accusation on hearing that Spanta will be paying a visit to Islamabad. The security arrangements for Spanta had been made by the Pakistan Foreign Office who said that Spanta will be accompanied by some of the best senior officials.

These officials included National Directorate of Security (NDS), National Security Council and some of the best officials from Afghan Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense. Spanta will be discussing matters with Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister. A proper meeting will be conducted in which senior officials of both the sides will be present along with the Prime Minister’s Adviser on affairs of security and a few foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz. The aim of the meeting will be to ensure deeper cooperation between the two countries and to think of ideas which would allow proper communication between the security forces of the two countries.

It was said at the meeting that Pakistan is ready to cooperate with Afghanistan and build an understanding with them which will help spread peace and will also improve relations. The tribal chief minister in Kabul, Mahmood Khan Achakzai also sat and discussed matters with the Prime Minister. Achakzai’s assistance was requested by Prime Minister Sharif in the operation currently being conducted against the Taliban militants in the tribal areas in North Waziristan. Achakzai’s main job was to prevent the Taliban fleeing from North Waziristan. Currently, a huge military operation is being conducted in North Waziristan.