Prime Minister Imran Khan met Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi at Capitol Hill
Extending a warm welcome, Speaker Pelosi said it was a pleasure to welcome Prime Minister of Pakistan to the U.S. Capitol and to discuss the vital ties between “our economies, people & nations.” During the meeting, views were exchanged on matters relating to Pakistan-U.S. relations and regional developments.
The Prime Minister told the Speaker that, through his visit to the United States, he intended to enhance better understanding and renew and reinvigorate long-standing ties between the two countries. He said that Pakistan would continue to work with the United States for building an enduring partnership and promoting regional stability.
The Prime Minister added that peace in the region was vitally important for the promotion of Pakistan’s development agenda. He said that Pakistan had extended its full support to facilitate direct talks between the U.S. and Taliban, which had made progress. He affirmed that Pakistan will continue to play its role to help achieve the shared objective of a political solution in Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister also shared his vision of peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia. He stressed that this could be achieved through peaceful resolution of outstanding disputes and building stable and cooperative relationships.
Prime Minister Imran Khan also apprised Speaker Pelosi of his Government’s domestic priorities including people-centric socio-economic development.
23 July 2019