US to expand coop with Punjab government: CG

Staff Reporter

The US gives great importance to its relations with Pakistan and cooperation with the Punjab government in various sectors will be further expanded, US Consul General Ms. Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau, said.
During a meeting with the Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here Thursday, Ms. Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau discussed matters of mutual interest including promotion of Pak-US relations and cooperation in various sectors.
The US Consul General appreciated the performance of Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif towards the welfare of the people and added that practical steps have been taken for public welfare in the Punjab.
Shahbaz Sharif said on the occasion that Pakistan is a peaceful country which has set a new example in the comity of nations by rendering immortal sacrifices in the war against terrorism. Due to the great sacrifices of the Pakistani nation, the peace has been firmly restored in the country, he added. He said that terrorism and extremism have become international issues which require collective efforts of the nations of the world in an organized manner.

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