PM for deepening Pakistan-US contacts for peace in Afghanistan US delegation also meets COAS

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday emphasized that Pakistan and the United States needed to deepen engagement to promote peace, stability and economic development in Afghanistan.

Referring to the evolving situation in Afghanistan, he particularly underscored that there was an urgent need to financially assist the Afghan people as part of the effort to prevent a humanitarian crisis and economic collapse.

The prime minister was talking to Chairman of US House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), Congressman Gregory Meeks who called on him here.

He was accompanied by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Non-Proliferation, Congressman Ami Bera.

The prime minister also hoped that ways and means would be found to address the liquidity issue and enable banking channels to help Afghanistan sustain its immediate economic burden and challenges.

Meanwhile, a delegation led by Mr Gregory Weldon Meeks, Chairman House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), USA and Mr Amerish Babulal Bera, Members HFAC (Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia Pacific, Central Asia and Non-proliferation) called on (COAS),. today.

 

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