Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani called on the Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner at the Capitol Hill.
Ambassador Jilani conveyed greetings from Pakistan’s leadership to the Speaker. He also thanked the Speaker for the consistent support extended by the US Congress for democracy in Pakistan.
Ambassador Jilani briefed the Speaker on democratic transition in Pakistan and the positive trajectory achieved in Pakistan- US bilateral relations.
The Speaker John Boehner recalled his visit to Pakistan in 2011 and discussed a range of issues in Pakistan – US bilateral relations and the region . He reaffirmed the need for closer partnership between both countries as a critical factor for regional stability.
The meeting was characterized by cordiality and warmth.
March 13, 2014