NEW YORK, May 20: Chairperson of the US Congressional Pakistan Caucus Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) has appreciated the vision of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for advancing Pakistan-US relations.
She made the remarks during a meeting with Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in New York on the sidelines of ‘Global Food Security Call for Action’ and the Security Council’s open debate on ‘Maintenance of International Peace and Security Conflict and Food Security.
They discussed cooperation in climate change, counter terrorism, humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan and ease of travel between Pakistan and the US. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said he would pursue engagement with the US and soon visit Washington DC to unlock the true potential of the bilateral ties.
He noted that ties between Pakistan and the US had cemented through enhanced interaction and exchanges between the leadership, parliamentarians, students and people to people contacts. The foreign minister also lauded Congresswoman Jackson for her outstanding leadership of the US Congressional Pakistan Caucus. The congresswoman appreciated the vision of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for advancing Pakistan-US relations. Appreciating the work of the congresswoman, the foreign minister said that she was the greatest advocate of Pakistan-US relations. – NNI