ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of United States of America to Pakistan Richard Olson called on the Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here on Wednesday, and discussed issues pertaining to bilateral relations, particularly security situation in the region.
The minister said Pakistan enjoyed good relations with the US, which were spread over all sectors, and he was hopeful that these would be further strengthened.
He emphasized the need for greater transparency in the relationship and said it was important that people of Pakistan saw for themselves that their interests were being protected and safeguarded at every step.
The US Ambassador said that Pakistan had an important role to play in the post-2014 scenario in the region, which was recognized by the international community.
Olson assured the Minister for Interior that the US was not only conscious of Pakistan’s concerns, but would do everything possible to address them.
He emphasized the need for a close US-Pakistan rapport and liaison to meet the emerging challenges in the region.