Islamabad, April 22, 2013
Appearing U.S. Particular Consultant for Afghanistan and Pakistan David D. Pearce, Particular Assistant to the President and Coordinator for Afghanistan and Pakistan Lieutenant Normal (ret.) Douglas Lute, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Protection for Asian and Pacific Safety Affairs Dr. Peter Lavoy visited Pakistan April 21-22. Ambassador Pearce, LTG (ret.) Lute, and Dr. Lavoy met with Overseas Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and Chief of Military Workers Normal Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to debate methods through which the USA and Pakistan can proceed to work collectively to advance the Afghan-led reconciliation course of, and contribute to a safe, secure, and affluent future for the area.
Throughout his go to, Ambassador Pearce reiterated U.S. help to Pakistan’s democratic course of, stating, “America seems ahead to well timed, clear, free, and truthful elections in Pakistan on Might 11. We’re dedicated to persevering with to construct our bilateral partnership with the federal government and the management elected by the voters.”