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US ambassador, diplomat Alice Wells to arrive Pakistan for a four-day look up


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

19th Jan, 2020. 10:32 am
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United States Secretary of State Alice Wells will arrive in Islamabad today for a four-day look up.

The visit by Alice Wells is part of her 10-day visit to the region.

She will travel to Sri Lanka and India before her arrival in Pakistan.

In Islamabad, she will meet with senior Pakistani government officials and members of civil society.

They are due to discuss issues of bilateral and regional concern, including Afghanistan and the Middle East tensions.

Wells visit to Pakistan comes on the heels of Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s visit to United States where he met with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UN President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande in New York.

The US lawmakers then exchanged views on Pakistan-US bilateral relations and important regional and other matters of mutual interest.

The matters included Afghanistan peace process and Kashmir issue.

During Shah Mehmood’s meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, he said Pakistan desired peace and stability in the region.

Pakistan commits to play its role ending the prevailing tension in the region, FM said.

Furthermore, Qureshi told his American counterpart that it due to the joint peace efforts of Pakistan and US that after 40 years of long confrontation.

He said that Pakistan was playing its sincere role for the common cause of peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Pompeo appreciated Pakistan for its sincere and mediatory efforts for a political solution in Afghanistan.

He also appreciated for “Afghan peace process” as well as for a peaceful neighborhood.

Wells’ last visit to Islamabad in August 2019 had come a day after the Indian government had rushed through a presidential decree to abolish Article 370 of the Constitution that granted special status to Indian occupied Kashmir.

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