ISLAMABAD:(APS) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday evening and appreciated the government’s counter terrorism policy and lauded its strong resolve and determination to defeat terrorism.
According to a statement issued by PM House, Kerry called Nawaz and conveyed him best wishes and regards from the U.S. administration.
Secretary Kerry also commended the state of relations between the two countries and said both countries had made remarkable progress in cooperation in all fields.
During their warm and friendly exchanges on the regional situation, Kerry lauded the prime minister’s commitment towards establishing a peaceful neighborhood in South Asia.
Talking to him Nawaz said Pakistan attaches high importance to enhancement of ties with the U.S. He expressed satisfaction over the state of bilateral ties between Pakistan and America.
The prime minister referred to the fact that there is a national consensus in Pakistan over counter terrorism.
Nawaz said Pakistan’s economy has stabilised during last two years and there are opportunities for foreign investors to benefit from investor friendly policies of the government.
Both the leaders expressed the desire for further enhancing bilateral ties between Pakistan and the U.S.— particularly in the field of economy and trade.