Tajik, Afghan, Pakistani leaders hold summit in Dushanbe


DUSHANBE -- Tajik President Emomali Rahmon Thursday (July 6) hosted Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani and Pakistani Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif near Dushanbe for talks on economic and security matters, according to Rahmon's press office.

Subjects included the planned Central Asia South Asia Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (CASA-1000), other forms of economic co-operation, the situation in Afghanistan, and the joint fight against terrorism and drug trafficking.

The Tajik and Pakistani co-chairmen of the Tajikistan-Pakistan Council of Entrepreneurs also conferred in Dushanbe, to discuss trade, Avesta.tj reported Friday (July 7), quoting the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tajikistan press office.

Both men called for more trade between their countries, saying the present-day level does not match those countries' potential.

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