Pakistan, US to hold strategic dialogue on Jan 27

Eurasia News

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United States will hold ministerial-level strategic dialogue on January 27, which provides a framework for discussions on a wide range of issues of mutual interest and focus on enhancing cooperation on issues of mutual concern.

The advisor to the prime minister on foreign affairs and national security Sartaj Aziz will lead a senior level delegation for the ministerial level dialogue with his US counterpart Secretary of State John Kerry.

The Pak-US ministerial level dialogue will review the progress achieved in the five Working Groups and discuss concrete proposals and opportunities for partnership in diverse areas of bilateral cooperation‚ including strategic stability‚ defense‚ energy‚ economic growth‚ law-enforcement and counter-terrorism.

The ministerial level meeting will also afford an opportunity to highlight the priorities of the government of Pakistan for economic development‚ including expansion of trade and investment.