US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to embark to five nations from today
WASHINGTON (92 News) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland in a week-long trip starting today (Friday).
His trip, scheduled for Oct 20-27, also marks Tillerson’s first visit to South Asia as secretary.
In Islamabad, the US Secretary of State will meet with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, military leadership and other officials to discuss America’s continued strong bilateral cooperation, Pakistan’s role in the success of US President Donald Trump’s South Asia strategy and the expanding economic ties between the two countries.
The US State Department Spokesperson said that Rex Tillerson will build on the positive conversations which he and the Vice President Mike Pence have had with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.