ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday night on a three-day visit to discuss issues ranging from bilateral relations to regional situation.
Kerry was received by Director General Foreign Office for America‚ Dr Sohail‚ Chief of Protocol Zaheer Ahmed Janjua and other senior officials of the Foreign Affairs Ministry. US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson was also present.
During his stay‚ Kerry will hold talks with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.
The two sides are expected to discuss resumption of strategic dialogue as well as cooperation in diverse fields including energy.
US Secretary of State John Kerry, during his visit to Pakistan, will reinforce Washington’s continuing commitment to Pakistan.
A statement released by State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki in Washington‚ said Kerry is in Pakistan “for consultations with the newly elected civilian government and to reinforce the United States’ continuing commitment to the Pakistani people.”