US Senator Lindsey Graham has acknowledged that high-level engagement between Pakistan and america is useful for each the nations.
“Main Republican Senator Lindsay Graham agreed with Prime Minister Imran Khan that sustained and high-level engagement between Pakistan and america had been to the 2 nations’ mutual benefit,” mentioned an official assertion issued on Monday.
The communique comes after Senator Graham, who additionally heads the Senate Judiciary Committee of US, referred to as on PM Imran at Pakistan Home in Washington as we speak.
Nice assembly with the PM of Pakistan, Imran Khan. @ImranKhanPTI
For my part he and his authorities signify the perfect alternative in a long time to have a useful strategic relationship the US. This may assist us safe Afghanistan and the area long-term. pic.twitter.com/sHN07H5Biv
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) July 22, 2019
“Pakistan desired a broad based mostly relationship with america that safeguarded the 2 nations’ pursuits and promoted win-win cooperation in areas starting from the economic system to commerce and funding to power and training,” mentioned the premier who’s within the US on a three-day go to.
Based on sources, in addition to Saudi crown prince, Senator Graham complemented nice efforts to rearrange Trump-Imran assembly.
He additionally appreciated Pakistan’s help for the peace and reconciliation course of in Afghanistan. “Marked enchancment in Pakistan’s safety setting was a results of its profitable counterterrorism operations and efforts to safe the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.”
PM Imran mentioned that Pakistan has paid a excessive worth due to instability in Afghanistan and is totally dedicated to working with the US in attaining a political settlement within the war-torn nation.
International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, International Secretary Sohail Mahmood, and Pakistani envoy Asad M Khan had been additionally current within the assembly.