Aizaz stresses joint Pak-US efforts for political settlement in Afghanistan

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry held a meeting with the member of US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Cory Booker at Capitol Hill in Washington.

He briefed the US senator about Pakistan’s perspective on the region, including the situation in Afghanistan. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said it is important for Pakistan and the United States to work together for a political settlement in Afghanistan.

He said Pakistan’s successes in the fight against terrorism have not only resulted in an improved internal security environment but the economic situation has also improved in the country.

The ambassador said greater cooperation between the U.S. and Pakistani corporate sectors would generate jobs and prosperity for both countries. Senator Booker agreed on the need for closer cooperation between the two countries in bilateral domain as well as for peace and stability in the region.-PPI