TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani traveled to Afghanistan for an official visit.
Shamkhani, who is also Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s representative, arrived in Kabul on Wednesday morning for a one-day official visit at the invitation of Hamdullah Mohib, the National Security Advisor to Afghanistan’s president.
He is accompanied by a number of senior Iranian security, military and political officials in the trip.
During the visit, the secretary of Shamkhani is planned to hold meetings with his Afghan counterpart as well as Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, and a number of senior authorities.
The visit is aimed at discussing ways to promote political, economic and security cooperation between the two neighbors, to combat terrorism, narcotics trafficking and organized crimes, and to boost interaction on border security and regional issues.