US commander discuss Pak-Kabul coordination

Pakistan's military says the top US and Nato commander in Afghanistan is scheduled to visit to hold discussions with the country's army chief.

The military statement says Gen. John Allen's meeting Thursday with Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will partly focus on ways to improve coordination with forces on either side of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

It is Allen's first visit since Pakistan ended its seven-month blockade of supplies for Nato troops in Afghanistan in early July. Pakistan closed the route through the country in November in retaliation for American airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.

Pakistan agreed to reopen the supply line after the US apologized for the deaths, which it says were accidental.

The US and Pakistan signed an agreement regulating the shipment of troop supplies to Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Print
  • Twitter
  • submit to reddit
comments powered by Disqus
First winner of 'Win Dh1,000 every week with Emirates 24|7' selected

Prayer Time

  • City Fajr Shuruq Duhr Asr Magrib Isha
  • Dubai 05:42 07:02 12:35 15:43 18:05 19:35
Cinema listing January 15 to January 21
Find the best properties for sale & rent in the UAE
Available on the App StoreAndroid app on Google PlayGet it at BlackBerry App World

Most Popular on Emirates 24|7

Latest jobs available

More jobs on Emirates 24|7

Poll

Which of these factors will decide where in Dubai you stay this year?

In Case You Missed It ...

eSuggestion eComplain eComplain eSuggestion

Follow
Emirates 24|7

Follow
Emirates 24|7
Pinterest Facebook Facebook Twitter RSS

Your Feedback

Are you satisfied with your browsing experience?

Prayer Time

  • City Fajr Shuruq Duhr Asr Magrib Isha
  • Dubai 05:42 07:02 12:35 15:43 18:05 19:35
  • Abu Dhabi 05:46 07:06 12:39 15:47 18:09 19:39
  • Al Ain 05:40 07:00 12:33 15:41 18:03 19:33
  • Ras Al Khaimah 05:38 06:58 12:31 15:39 18:01 19:31
  • Fujairah 05:36 06:56 12:29 15:37 17:59 19:29
  • Sharjah 05:42 07:02 12:35 15:43 18:05 19:35
  • Ajman 05:42 07:02 12:35 15:43 18:05 19:35
  • Um Al Quwain 05:42 07:02 12:35 15:43 18:05 19:35