Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that Pakistan will continue to work with the US in fight against terrorism, aims at bringing perpetual peace in South Asia.
In two separate meetings with the member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator Johnny Isakson and the member of both House Foreign Affairs and the House Armed Services Committees Congressman Joe Wilson at Capitol Hill in Washington DC on Thursday, the ambassador updated them on the latest developments in the context of Pakistan-US relations.
The ambassador drew their attention to the marked improvement in Pakistan’s economic outlook and security environment in order to highlight the potential for business-to-business cooperation between the two countries.
Expressing his sadness over the tragic events in New York on Tuesday, Aizaz Chaudhry said that such barbarous acts of terrorism are a reminder of some of the common challenges confronting both the United States and Pakistan.
The envoy said while Pakistan had achieved great success in its fight against militancy and extremism, it continued to work with the United States in ridding the broader South Asia region of the menace of terrorism.
The members of Congress agreed with the ambassador on the need for continued cooperation between Pakistan and the United States for achieving their common objectives in the region.