Islamabad, January 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mr. Cameron Munter, former US Ambassador to Pakistan (2010-12) called on the Prime Minister today at PM’s Office. Mr. Munter recalled his past stay in Pakistan as a remarkable experience in his diplomatic career. He informed that as a former diplomat and now as President of East West Institute (EWI), a prominent think tank, he continues to advocate strong relationship between Pakistan and United States. Pakistan is an important country of the region and critical to US national security objectives, he remarked.
Welcoming Ambassador Munter, Prime Minister reiterated the importance of a strong Pakistan-US relationship based on mutuality of interest and trust. Prime Minister noted his government’s priorities to bring about a meaningful transformation in the lives of Pakistani citizens through socio-economic development and equitable distribution of resources. He added that regional security environment was necessary to realize the economic agenda of his government. Prime Minister emphasized that Pakistan fully supports a political settlement in Afghanistan which was the only viable option to end this conflict.
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