NAWAZ NOT INTERESTED IN CUP OF TEA WITH OBAMA

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Zahid Malik

Wednesday, September 25, 2013Islamabad—The Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, during his stay in New York is not interested in just a cup of tea with the US President, Mr. Barack Obama.

A member of the Prime Minister’s entourage telephonically informed the Pakistan Observer that President Obama was hosting a lavish lunch for the Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, who too will be in the US and members of hisdelegation will also have formal business discussions with their American counterparts. While as per indications of the White House to the Pakistan Protocol, the US President was willing to receive the Pakistani leader over a cup of tea and a briefphoto session.

Premier Nawaz Sharif in the perspective of the mood of the Pakistani people is not interested in such a meeting. “In fact, he has emphatically said ‘No’ to these arrangements,” the source confided.