| GEO Pakistan|
| Pak-US Strategic Dialogue today|
| Updated at: 0145 PST, Monday, July 19, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: Pak-US Strategic Dialogue will be held today (Monday) and US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has arrived in Islamabad to attend the dialogue.
After arriving US secretary of state met President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other senior officials.
Sources told that Pakistani political leadership would brief the US Secretary of State on talks with India and the deadlock in the talks created by India.
During talks, Pakistan would adopt a decisive stance on India's violation of Indus River Water treaty and would demand US to play its role in this regard.
Sources told that Pakistan during the strategic dialogue would also demand an increase in aid being given by the US under the Kerry Lugar Bill.
During the Ministerial-level bilateral Strategic Dialogue that was launched in Washington on March 24-25, 2010 has thirteen separate working groups that have met in Islamabad over the past three months: agriculture; communications and public diplomacy; defense; economics and finance; education; energy; health; law enforcement and counter terrorism; market access; science and technology; security, strategic stability and nonproliferation; water; and women's empowerment Pakistan wood try to convince US to make progress in investment in the power and water sector.