Peace in Afghanistan a must for economic recovery: Kovind


New Delhi, Oct 24 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said securing sustained peace and security remain the key fundamentals in leading Afghanistan on the pathway of economic recovery and growth.
Mr Kovind made the remarks in his welcome address to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani when the latter met him at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
Mr Kovind expressed admiration for the “astute leadership” that Mr Ghani has provided to Afghanistan through difficult times.
He commended Mr Ghani for strengthening bilateral relations between India and Afghanistan.
He said, “Unfortunately, mindless and senseless violence is being imposed on the people of Afghanistan