WASHINGTON: Pakistan has reiterated its desire to strengthen its long standing relationship with the United States.
Talking to the US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan at the State Department and the Deputy National Security Advisor Dr. Nadia Schadlow at the White House, the Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua emphasized the need for continuing constructive engagement across the entire spectrum of bilateral relationship between Pakistan and the US.
The meetings between Tehmina Janjua and senior US officials were held when the former visited Washington on March 7-8, 2018.
The foreign secretary also had in-depth discussions with South Asia experts at the US Institute of Peace (USIP), in addition to interacting with the US media.
During her meetings, Tehmina Janjua also underscored that a mutually beneficial Pak-US relationship underpinned by mutual respect would serve the common interests of both Countries.
Tehmina Janjua reaffirmed Pakistan’s constructive approach to work together with the United States for regional peace and stability.
The foreign secretary expressed the hope that enhanced economic engagement and realizing economic potential in the relationship can open new vistas of long term cooperation, strengthening existing bonds of friendship between peoples of the two Countries.