Trump again offers to play role for Pak-India relations including Kashmir isssue

US President, Trump, offers, mediate, Kashmir dispute
21 Jan, 2020 10:02 pm

DAVOS (92 News) – US President Donald Trump had once again offered to play his role for Pak-India relations, including Kashmir issue.

During a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the Word Economic Forum in Davos, Trump said that he was happy to meet Imran Khan. “Imran Khan is my good friend. Our relations with Pakistan are good”

Trump said trade and borders were both critical points for discussion. “Trade is going to be of very, very paramount importance … and we’re working together on some borders, and we’re talking about Kashmir in relation to what is going on with Pakistan and India. And if we can help we certainly will be helping,” he said.

“We’ve been watching that and following it very, very closely,” he added.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan wants peace and stability in the country. “Pakistan will continue to play a role for peace and stability in the region.”He said that Pakistan and the US enjoy good relations.

Imran Khan said that while relations with India were important, the most pressing concern was Afghanistan.

“The main issue, of course, is Afghanistan because it concerns the US and Pakistan,” he said. “Both of us are interested in peace there and an orderly transition in Afghanistan with talks with the Taliban and the government.”

Both dignitaries exchanged their views on matters of mutual interest, including situation in Middle East, Afghanistan and international and local issues.

Chairman of Çalik Holding calls on PM Imran Khan

Chairman of Çalik Holding Ahmet Çalik called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Davos on the sidelines of WEF Annual Meeting 2020.

Çalik Holdings is a Turkish company and operates in energy, construction and real estate, textile, mining, finance, telecom and digital sectors. It is the approved lead company for TAP transmission line project.

Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Syed Zulfiqar Abbasi, SAPM Dr Moeed Yusuf, Ambassador at large on Investments Ali Jehangir Siddiqui were also present.

What PM to speak at World Economic Forum?

Throughout his engagements at Davos, the prime minister will share Pakistan’s vision and achievements in the areas of economy, peace and stability, trade, business and investment opportunities. He will also highlight the current situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) and Pakistan’s perspective on key regional and international issues.

Who invited PM Imran Khan?

He has been invited to attend the Forum by Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF Professor Klaus Schwab. The thematic focus of this session is on, “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.”

Two key highlights of the visit include the PM’s keynote address at the WEF Special Session, and his interaction at the Pakistan Strategy Dialogue with CEOs and corporate leaders.

PM to hold meeting with US President Donald Trump

On the sidelines, the Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with several world leaders. These also include premier’s meeting with US President Donald Trump. This would be the third leadership-level interaction between Pakistan and the US since the prime minister’s visit to Washington in July last year.

Several meetings are also scheduled with a wide range of corporate, business, technology and finance executives, and representatives of international financial institutions.

Interview with senior international media persons

Imran Khan will also speak to senior international media persons and editors during a session with the Forum’s International Media Council. He will also give interviews to major international media outlets.

50th anniversary of World Economic Forum

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the World Economic Forum. In keeping with the significance of this milestone, political leaders, business executives, heads of international organizations and civil society representatives will deliberate on contemporary economic, geopolitical, social and environmental issues.

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