Leading a high level delegation,
President Ghani left Kabul for an official visit to Saudi Arabia today, August
24, Presidential Palace said in a statement.
The statement said that Ghani will hold
separate meetings with Saudi King, Salman Bin Abdulaziz, and other officials of
The statement, however, did not provide
any further details regarding the visit.
This comes while US Special
Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has already
started the ninth round of peace talks with the Taliban negotiators in Doha,
capital of Qatar.
On December 17, 2018, the third round
of talks was held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE, with focus to bring Saudi
Arabia on board and push the country to exert its influence on its close ally,