Mike Pompeo phones PM Imran Khan, congratulates him on success

23 Aug, 2018 9:03 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a phone call to Prime Minister Imran Khan to congratulate him on forming the government and launching a successful election campaign, said State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert.

Mike Pompeo also expressed good wishes for Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The US Secretary of State lauded the role of Pakistan in the war against terrorism.

He appreciated the role of Pakistan in the Afghan peace process. Pompeo expressed his wish to work with Pakistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said that positive bilateral relations will have to be strengthened on the basis of mutual confidence. “Peace and stability are very important in the region,” he maintained.

Both leaders agreed that peace in Afghanistan is very important for both countries.

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