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Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto likely to visit US on May 12

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto likely to visit US on May 12
May 8, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is likely to visit the United States on May 12.

According to sources, the schedule of the foreign ministers’ visit is still under consideration but it has not been finalized yet. Foreign Minister Bilawal has been invited to the United States by his US counterpart Antony Blinken.

During the visit, the foreign minister will attend the World Conference on Corona Outbreak in the United States. He will also attend the Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Global Food Security on May 18.

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also hold several meetings with top officials, including his US counterpart. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar is also expected to join the delegation.

Earlier exchanging his views on various aspects of Pakistan-US relations, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari underscored that Pakistan and the United States have a longstanding broad-based relationship. “Constructive and sustained engagement between the two countries on the basis of mutual respect and mutual interest was vital to promote peace, development and security in the region and beyond."

Whereas, building on the Pakistan-US cooperation in dealing with the Covid pandemic during the last two years, Secretary Blinken had invited Pakistan to the Second Global Covid Summit to be held virtually later this month.