PM stresses importance of further strengthening Pak-US ties

PM stresses importance of further strengthening Pak-US ties

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized the importance of further strengthening bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United States based on mutual trust and mutual benefit.

The Prime Minister said this during telephonic conversation with US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

Imran Khan also underscored the importance of peace and stability in the region.

With respect to Afghanistan, both the leaders agreed that peace is a priority for the two countries.

The US Secretary of State felicitated Imran Khan on his success in the general election and formation of government in Pakistan.

He also expressed well wishes to Imran Khan for the commitment to make Pakistan a welfare state.

Meanwhile, Pakistan has rejected the statement issued by the US State Department regarding telephonic conversation between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Prime Minister Imran Khan.

A foreign Office spokesperson said there was no mention of the presence of terrorists in Pakistan during conversation between the two. He said the statement of US State Department is contrary to the facts and must be rectified immediately.