Pakistan desires to have strong ties with US: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan desires to have strong ties with all Countries including the United States.


Talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador designate to the United States of America Ambassador Masood Khan who met him in Islamabad on Tuesday, the prime minister said that Pakistan-US relations are based on partnership and shared goals.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed Ambassador Masood Khan to work for further strengthening bilateral relations between the two Countries.

The prime minister said that connectivity of Pakistani diaspora is one of the top most priorities of the government and the United States is home to a very vibrant Pakistani community which acts as a bridge between the two Countries.

Imran Khan also directed ambassador-designate to work towards further strengthening Pakistan-US relations particularly for enhancement of trade, investment and public diplomacy. He emphasized on correctly projecting Pakistan’s foreign policy priorities.

Prime Minister Imran Khan wished Ambassador Masood Khan success for his new assignment.

Ambassador Masood Khan is an experienced diplomat and has previously served as Ambassador of Pakistan to China and Permanent Representative to United Nations (including New York and Geneva).

The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was also present during the meeting.

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