Islamabad (Web Desk): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reached Pakistan today (Tuesday) for talks with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
US Secretary of State will hold meetings with civil and military leadership of Pakistan during the visit to discuss continued strong bilateral cooperation.
Pakistan’s critical role in the success of US South Asia strategy and expanding economic ties between the two countries will also come under discussion during the meetings.
The US Secretary of State will build on the positive conversations he and the Vice President have had with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s recent visit to the Unites States.
Earlier, Rex Tillerson reached Afghanistan on an unannounced visit and helg meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah took place at the heavily protected Bagram Airfield.
During his talks with Afghan leaders, Rex Tillerson said that US wants to work closely with Pakistan to create a more stable and secure Pakistan as well.