In meeting, both discussed Pakistan’s response to recent floods.
Samantha Power reinforced USAID’s commitment to providing assistance.
Bilawal thanked USAID leadership for helping to deal with floods in Pakistan.
WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held meeting with USAID Administrator Samantha Power and discussed rehabilitation and reconstruction of the flood-affected areas.
US Agency for International Development Administrator Samantha Power met Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Washington DC to discuss Pakistan’s response to recent floods.
She reinforced USAID’s commitment to providing life-saving assistance to flood-affected communities.
Had a productive meeting with USAID Administrator @PowerUSAID. Thanked for her leadership in galvanizing support for flood relief. Appreciated USG’s humanitarian assistance of $97 million. Discussed long-term cooperation for rehabilitation and reconstruction. pic.twitter.com/UkxbYHxXlU
The Foreign Minister has also said in one of his messages that he had a fruitful meeting with USAID Administrator Samantha Power.
During the meeting, he thanked his leadership for helping to deal with floods in Pakistan and appreciated the humanitarian aid of $ 97 million from the United States.
The Bilawal Bhutto and USAID Administrator discussed long-term cooperation for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of flood-affected areas.
The Foreign Minister also met Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Bob Menendez, Senator Jeane Shaheen, and Senator Tim Kaine and appreciated the US support to Pakistan for relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction of flood-affected areas.
The Foreign Minister said that Congress is playing an important role in supporting rehabilitation and reconstruction after the floods.
On other hand, the Spokesperson of the US Department of State said that Secretary of State Anthony Johan Blanken spoke with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in which the US Minister of state expressed his continued support for the Pakistani people as they recover from the recent devastating floods.
In the conversation, Secretary Blanken and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari agreed on a fruitful international conference on climate change in Pakistan in January, while it was also agreed to continue close relations between the Pakistani and American foreign ministers.
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On this occasion, Tony Blanken expressed regret over the loss of lives in the recent terrorist attacks and also assured full support to Pakistan to combat terrorism.