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Islamabad, March 3 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his country stands with Afghanistan in its hour of need and will be happy to provide any further assistance to help the affected people. Sharif made these remarks on Monday while meeting with Ambassador of Afghanistan to Pakistan, Janan Mosazai, here at the PM House, the Daily Times reported on Tuesday. (Read: SAARC Yatra: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar in Islamabad to hold talks with Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary) Also Read - Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri, 2 Army Jawans Martyred

Sharif said relations with Afghanistan had undergone qualitative transformation since the new government took over last year.  He said Pakistan hoped that the process of peace talks within Afghanistan would speed up and reach a successful conclusion soon. Also Read - UAE Stops Issuing Fresh Visas to Pakistan, 12 Other Countries Citing Security Concerns

Sharif expressed satisfaction over the increased security cooperation between the two countries and said the visits of the army chief proved quite helpful in streamlining important matters.