Manmohan Singh meets Afghan President

Addu (Maldives): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today met Afghan President Hamid Karzai and is understood to have discussed with him the regional situation, particularly in the war-torn country. The two leaders held talks on the sidelines of the eight-nation SAARC Summit here.

Singh and Karzai are understood to have reviewed the bilateral relations. The security situation in the region, particularly in Afghanistan, is also said to have figured in the talks. Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister met his Nepalese counterpart Baburam Bhattarai.