PM for multifaceted engagements with the US


ISLAMABAD, Sep 15 (TNS): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday emphasized the importance of engagement between Pakistan and the United States of America, to pursue common objectives and issues of mutual interest.

He was talking to Ambassador of United Sates of America Ambassador David Hale who called on him here at the PM Office. “It was agreed that the decades long relations between Pakistan and the US should be further strengthened through multifaceted engagement,” a statement from the PM Office said.

In a separate call-on by Ambassador of Afghanistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, the Prime Minister highlighted Pakistan’s commitment for peace and stability in the region and particularly in Afghanistan.

The Prime Minister reiterated Pakistan’s support for Afghan- led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process.  The Afghan Ambassador congratulated the Prime Minister on his assumption of office. Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal conveyed the commitment of Afghan government to work for furthering bilateral relations between the two countries that have significant historical, cultural, economic and political linkages.