Karzai leaves for state visit to India

Kabul, May 20 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Monday left on a two-day visit to India, the president’s office said in a statement.

“President Hamid Karzai, leading a high-level delegation, left this morning (Monday) on a two-day state visit to India at the invitation of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee,” Xinhua quoted the statement as saying.

During his visit, Karzai is scheduled to meet Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other Indian officials.

The discussions will focus on ways to enhance bilateral relations, strengthening of Afghan civil and military institutions as well as the situation in Afghanistan, the statement added.

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