ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ijaz Ahmad Shah met with US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells on Monday.
Minister for Interior Ijaz Ahmad Shah and US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells discussed issues pertaining to security and internal affairs in detail.
According to the details, During the meeting, the minister apprised the visiting dignitary that the issue of illegal stay of expatriate Pakistan had been resolved satisfactorily.
Ijaz Shah said an effective strategy had been devised to streamline the verification of passports and travelling documents.
The report, containing details of the cases solved during “November, December and January,” had been issued to the US embassy.
The minister said a strategy had been finalized for registration of International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
Met the U.S, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Ms. Alice Wells. The U.S is eager to increase the trade potential between our two nations. Ms. Wells is of the opinion that agriculture is one sector where immediate progress can be made. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/EcUw9okeRr
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Alice Wells said “We appreciate the cooperation extended by the government of Pakistan”.
The Interior minister agreed with the suggestion, that there should be a proper system in place, from which benefit can be taken in future also.
#USPAK share goal of increasing bilateral trade. #Pakistan's econ reforms are making it more attractive environment for US biz, moving⬆️28 slots in @WorldBank’s Ease of Doing Business ranks in 2019. Glad to meet Commerce Advisor Abdul @Razak_Dawood to discuss this progress. AGW
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At the end of the meeting both the sides committed to work together to improve the relation between Pakistan and US.