Prime Minister Modi reiterated that India and Afghanistan share age old ties and that India deeply value its friendship with Afghan people.
"India stands with the people of Afghanistan, as they build a united, stable, democratic and prosperous nation," he said.
Prime Minister Modi also reassured that India would continue to provide assistance to all the people of Afghanistan based on their need and priority.
The Prime Minister lauded Karzai's leadership for the extraordinary progress made by Afghanistan in this century and his contribution to strengthening relations between India and Afghanistan. (ANI)