A prime US diplomat on Thursday mentioned Pakistan’s significance was going to ‘multiply’ within the aftermath of the withdrawal of US-led worldwide forces from neighbouring Afghanistan later this 12 months.
The peace of mind got here from US Particular Consultant for Pakistan and Afghanistan James Dobbins, who held separate conferences with Prime Minister’s Advisor on Nationwide Safety and Overseas Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Federal Inside Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.
Dobbins, who’s a pointman of US President Barrack Obama for the area, is at the moment on a go to to Islamabad to debate key points together with the democratic transition in Afghanistan in addition to the post-2014 state of affairs.
Throughout assembly with the inside minister, the US envoy dismissed perceptions that Washington’s priorities would possibly change with regard to Pakistan post-2014.
In accordance with the official assertion issued by the inside ministry, Dobbins pointed that Pakistan’s significance would additional enhance within the wake of drawdown of US-led forces from Afghanistan.
“General regional scenario got here beneath dialogue in the course of the assembly, which was additionally attended by US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G Olson,” mentioned the assertion.
He assured the minister that US views the Nawaz Sharif-led authorities as a dependable accomplice within the pursuit of peace and was dedicated to a multi-faceted and long-term relationship with Pakistan.
Throughout the assembly between PM’s Advisor and Dobbins, the 2 sides mentioned a complete vary of points together with bilateral cooperation in addition to present scenario in Afghanistan and the peace efforts.
Aziz, in response to international ministry assertion, emphasised the significance Pakistan attaches to deepening Pakistan-US bilateral cooperation in all fields.