PM Abbasi discuss important issues with US VP Pence

PM Abbasi discuss important issues with US VP Pence

Washington (Agencies): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday met US Vice President Michael Pence to find more ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries during the meeting.

The meeting that lasted for 30-minute was reportedly held on Pakistan’s request where only Michael Cutrone, special adviser to Vice President Pence for South Asian Affairs, was present as a note-taker.

No US or Pakistani official accompanied the two leaders at this meeting and both sides explained their perspectives on Afghanistan.

PM Abbasi, who is currently on a private visit to the US, also had a 40-minute meeting with Congressman Ted Yoho, chairman of the House Committee on Asia and the Pacific, and its ranking Democrat, Congressman Brad Sherman.

Earlier, Pakistan embassy in Washington hosted a luncheon in honour of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.