| GEO Pakistan|
| Pak FM’s Afghanistan tour on May 24|
| Updated at: 1937 PST, Thursday, May 08, 2008|
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmud Qureshi will visit neigbouring Afghanistan on May 24.
According to senior journalist Hanif Khalid, this would be the first foreign visit by Shah Mahmud Qureshi as foreign minister.
Qureshi will visit Afghan President Hamid Karzai and convey him the messages from President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani.
The Pakistani foreign minister will have a special meeting with his Afghan counterpart to boost the bilateral relations, among them, issues of transit trade, holding the grand jirga, the repatriation of Afghan refugees and other affairs would be pondered over.