Call on the Prime Minister by member of Pakistan Congressional Caucus
A three member delegation of Pakistan Congressional Caucus called on the Prime Minister at the Blair House on 21st October. The members included Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Congressman Andre Carson(D- IL) and Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI).
On behalf of the Congressional Caucus, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee presented a resolution introduced in the US House of Representatives on 16th October to welcome the Prime Minister to the United States.
During the meeting, Prime Minister emphasized that Pakistani-American community could play the role of a catalyst and a bridge between Pakistan and the United States. He underscored the need for enhancing people to people contacts and parliamentary exchanges between the countries.
The US Congressmen expressed strong support to a growing and mutually beneficial relationship between Pakistan and the United States. A broad range of issues in the relationship were discussed.
The Prime Minister extended an invitation to the members of the Congressional Caucus to visit Pakistan.
October 21, 2015