Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Pakistan, US National Security Advisers meet in Geneva

Pakistan, US National Security Advisers meet in Geneva

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - National Security Adviser of Pakistan Dr Moeed Yusuf and his counterpart from the United States of America Jake Sullivan met in Geneva on Sunday.

According to a statement of the Prime Minister's Office, both sides had a positive conversation on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest and agreed to advance practical cooperation on these issues.

"Pakistan and US delegations held positive discussions on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest. Both sides agreed to continue the conversation to advance cooperation in Pak-US bilateral relations," it added.

The development comes after a top Pentagon official said Pakistan had played an important role in supporting the peace process in Afghanistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had appointed Yusuf as his NSA last week. According to a May 17 notification issued by the Cabinet Division, Dr Yusuf would, in his capacity as the NSA, enjoy the status of a federal minister.

Newly appointed National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf, in a tweet, said he was pleased to meet US NSA Jake Sullivan, yesterday.