Nisar, Dobbins discuss overall regional situation
James Dobbins says the US views Pakistan as a reliable partner in the pursuit of peace.
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan James Dobbins met Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here on Thursday. Overall regional situation and Pak-US relations came under discussion during the meeting.
Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan emphasized the need for openness and transparency in relationship and demanded a genuine and honest appraisal and appreciation of Pakistan’s role without which the relationship can never be substantive or proactive.
James Dobbins said his country views Pakistan as a reliable partner in the pursuit of peace and is committed to a multi-faceted and long-term relationship with Pakistan.
He said Pakistan’s importance is going to multiply in the aftermath of the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan.
It was agreed to maintain close interaction both at policy level and in term of areas of close cooperation.
US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G Olson was also present during the meeting.