Sunday Jul 21, 2019
WASHINGTON DC: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s maiden visit to the United States can potentially improve the ties between the two strategic allies, Pakistan and US, according to President Donald Trump’s administration.
PM Imran reached the United States on a three-day official visit on Sunday.
The PM is flanked by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mehmood and Finance Secretary Abdul Razzaq Dawood.
The Trump administration stated that the Pakistani PM’s visit will create stable partnership between the two countries and strengthen ties.
PM Imran Khan will also meet the interim chief and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank’s President David Malpass.
Prime Minister Imran Khan during his three-day visit is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump on July 22. According to the White House, PM Imran’s visit will focus on strengthening cooperation between the United States and Pakistan to bring peace, stability, and economic prosperity to a region that has seen far too much conflict.
The two leaders would discuss several issues during their meeting, including "counterterrorism, defence, energy, and trade, with the goal of creating the conditions for a peaceful South Asia and an enduring partnership between our two countries.
A Pakistan Business Summit was also slated to be held after the community event, wherein the Pakistani-American community, as well as other businesspersons in the US, would participate.