US lauds Pakistan for meaningful cooperation in Afghan Peace Process

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

21st May, 2020. 10:05 am
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US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells has once again appreciated Pakistan for its solid and meaningful cooperation for peace in Afghanistan.

Media reports said that while giving an online media briefing, US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells has appreciated Pakistan for its solid cooperation for peace in Afghanistan. She said solid cooperation between US Ambassador for Afghanistan Khalilzad and Pakistani leadership witnessed to reach the negotiating table for peace in Afghanistan.

Alice Wells said Pakistan’s commitment to peace in the region has grown and Washington-Islamabad relationship improved particularly in trade. She said Pakistan has important leverage to promote lasting security and stability in Afghanistan.

The top US official earlier laud Pakistani Americans for providing food and assistance in the US, as well as supporting healthcare professionals in Pakistan.

“The US-Pakistan government partnership is helping fight Covid-19. The US government is responding to Covid-19 in Pakistan with initial $1 million funding to bolster monitoring and rapid response,” said Alice Wells. She maintained that Pakistan and the United States are longstanding partners in tackling global health challenges. The US diplomat further stated that there are over a hundred Pakistani graduates in the lab training of Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, investigating coronavirus cases in Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan.

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