Trump, Qureshi agree on rebuilding Pak-US relations

Trump, Qureshi agree on rebuilding Pak-US relations

New York (Agencies): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan and the United States have agreed to rebuild bilateral relations for the benefit of the two countries.

Talking to Pakistan Television (PTV), the Foreign Minister said that the understanding came during a meeting at a reception hosted by US President Donald Trump for the world leaders attending the UN General Assembly session in New York.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that during the interaction he asked President Trump to rebuild the bilateral relations between Islamabad and Washington to which he responded positively.

“I met with President Trump at the reception where I had the opportunity to discuss Pak-US relations with him. I requested him to rebuild the cordial relations that we have enjoyed in the past”.

On this occasion, The FM also met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who expressed sentiments of goodwill for Pakistan. This was the second meeting after the two leaders met in Islamabad earlier this month.

Moreover, another meeting is scheduled to be held between the two counterparts on October 2 in Washington.

FM Qureshi is scheduled to address the UN General Assembly on September 29.