Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has reiterated that a broad-based partnership between Pakistan and the US remains vital to the achievement of their common strategic and regional objectives.
In a meeting with Senator Cory Gardner, who serves on the Foreign Relations Committee and is one of the senior most Republican leaders in the Senate, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, the envoy updated him on the latest developments in the context of Pak-US bilateral relations.
The ambassador shared Pakistan’s perspective on the regional situation. He said that Pakistan shared the United States’ desire to see peace in Afghanistan, and believed that only a holistic political process could achieve that outcome.
Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry highlighted Pakistan’s successes in the fight against terrorism, noting that comprehensive and indiscriminate counterterrorism operations had driven militant groups out of the country.
The Pakistani envoy briefed Senator Cory Gardner, who also deals with commerce issues in the Senate, on the potential for economic cooperation between Pakistan’s rejuvenated business sector and corporate America.
Senator Gardner thanked the Pakistani ambassador for his detailed briefing. He agreed with the Ambassador that a strong Pakistan-US relationship was an important factor for peace and stability in the region.