Prime Minister Imran Khan will embark on a three-day official visit to the United States on 21st of this month, reported Radio Pakistan. He will be visiting the US on the invitation of President Donald Trump.
According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, this would be the first summit-level engagement between Pakistan and the United States since both leaders assumed their respective offices.
During the visit, Prime Minister Khan and President Trump would have wide-ranging interaction at the White House on 22nd of this month covering bilateral and regional matters. The Prime Minister will also be meeting prominent members of the U.S. Congress, corporate leaders and opinion makers as well as members of the Pakistani diaspora.
He will highlight Pakistan’s policy of “peaceful neighborhood” aimed at resolving disputes through dialogue and promoting the vision of peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia and beyond.
White House has confirmed the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to the United States.
According to a statement by White House Press Secretary, US President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House.
The visit will focus on strengthening cooperation between the United States and Pakistan to bring peace, stability, and economic prosperity to the region.
The statement said that President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy, and trade, with the goal of creating the conditions for a peaceful South Asia and an enduring partnership between the two countries.
“The visit will focus on strengthening cooperation between the United States and Pakistan to bring peace, stability, and economic prosperity to a region that has seen far too much conflict said the White House.