Imran Khan thanks Donald Trump, assures Pakistan’s all out support in Afghan peace process

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed gratitude to the US President Donald Trump for his ‘warm and gracious hospitality’, and also assured to extend full support in efforts to bring peace in neighboring Afghanistan.

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the prime minister was also full of praise for Donald Trump for ‘his understanding of Pakistan’s point of view’.

I want to thank President Trump for his warm & gracious hospitality, his understanding of Pakistan’s point of view & his wonderful way of putting our entire delegation at ease. Appreciate the President taking out time to show us the historic White House private quarters,” Imran Khan wrote on twitter.

Imran Khan also assured the US president that Pakistan will do everything within its power to facilitate the Afghan peace process.

The world owes it to the long-suffering Afghan people to bring about peace after 4 decades of conflict,” the prime minister said.

In addition to that, Imran Khan also noted that he was surprised by the Indian reaction to President Donald Trump’s offer of mediation between Pakistan and India to resolve the Kashmir issue.

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Surprised by reaction of India to Pres Trump’s offer of mediation to bring Pak & India to dialogue table for resolving Kashmir conflict which has held subcontinent hostage for 70 yrs. Generations of Kashmiris have suffered & are suffering daily and need conflict resolution.”

The prime minister also thanked the Pakistani-American Community for thronging the Capital One Arena in Washington DC on July 21 to honour him on his maiden visit to the US as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.