Afghanistan Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak and secret agency National Directorate of Security (NDS) Chief has reached Pakistan to deliver message of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistan government. 

According to details, the two-member delegation will hold talks with high officials including Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. 

Afghan government had requested that a high level delegation comprising Interior Minister and NDS chief would like to visit Pakistan with a message from Afghan President and for discussions about cooperation between the two countries. Delegation is here and will have talks today.

— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@DrMFaisal) January 31, 2018

Earlier, Afghan ambassador to Pakistan refuted Afghan media reports suggesting Ghani refused to take condolence call from Pakistan prime minister Abbasi. 

Not true - no phone call has taken place. Following recent horrific terrorists attacks in Kabul PM Abassi conveyed a message to President Ghani to which it was responded to by high powered personal delegation by the President to meet the PM today.

— Dr Omar Zakhilwal (@DrOmarZakhilwal) January 31, 2018

Furthermore, Pakistan revealed that 27 individuals suspected of belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban Afghanistan and the Haqqani Network were handed over to Afghanistan in November 2017.

In a series of tweets, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said Pakistan continued to push any suspected TTA and HN elements to prevent them from using “our soil for any terrorist activity in Afghanistan.”

Pakistan, he said, had sacrificed 75,000 civilians and 6,000 soldiers to the scourge of terrorism. “We have one of the highest officer-to-soldier casualty rate globally and suffered economic losses worth $123 billion.

This month, the US said it was suspending security assistance to Pakistan targeting the Coalition Support Funds. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said for now the US was suspending ‘security assistance only’ to Pakistan.

She maintained that Pakistan will be able to receive the suspended funding if it took ‘decisive actions’ against the Haqqani Network and the Afghan Taliban .

Pakistan said it was not dependent on US aid for its war on terror. Reacting to the United States’ decision to cut aid to Pakistan, the foreign ministry said Pakistan had fought the war against terrorism largely from its own resources “which has cost over $120 billion in 15 years.”

Pakistan said the money it had received from the US was m