PM Imran Khan meets US Senator Lindsey Graham

Anum RizwanWeb Editor

23rd Sep, 2019. 12:16 pm

US Senator Lindsey Graham called on Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss about the deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir.

According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Senator Graham discussed bilateral relations and the regional situation during the meeting.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi , Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood and Pakistani diplomat Asad Majeed also attended the meeting.

PM Imran apprised Lindsey Graham about the deteriorating situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He said that India’s lockdown in Kashmir has created a humanitarian crisis and posed a threat for regional stability.

He said the United States could play a positive role in resolving the Kashmir dispute, which was the main obstacle to lasting peace in South Asia.

The prime minister said Pakistan desired peace in Afghanistan and remained fully committed to working with the United States in achieving a political settlement in Afghanistan. He also hoped for an early resumption of the Afghan peace process.

Senator Graham said a strong strategic partnership between Pakistan and the United States was mutually advantageous and a factor for stability in the region.

He appreciated Pakistan’s support for the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the high-level UN summits on climate change, sustainable development, universal health coverage and financing for development, today.

Bilateral meetings are scheduled with PM’s counterparts from various countries, during his long-week visit.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, and will talk on the Indian government’s violations of human rights in the occupied Kashmir.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Saturday, departed for a 7-day official visit to United States of America, after completing his visit to Saudi Arabia.

According to details, Saudi dignitaries and Pakistani ambassadors along with several delegates, came to see off PM Imran Khan on his departure to United States via Saudi Chartered plane at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport.

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