US top diplomat meets Pakistan Finance Minister

US top diplomat meets Pakistan Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD - US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Ambassador Alice G Wells met with Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar in Islamabad today.

She discussed the current state of Pakistan and US relations with focus on economic cooperation.

The ambassador had called on the minister in Islamabad. The overall security situation in the region also came under discussion.

The finance minister said that such visits contributed to enhancing understanding of each other’s point of view on issues of bilateral significance.

He shared with Wells the vision of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government to bring about changes in the economic landscape of the country.

Alice Wells apprised the minister of the US efforts for regional security and emphasised the importance of bilateral and multilateral cooperation in that regard.