- US Representative, Pakistan Envoy discussed ways to strengthen Pak-US relations.
- Michael McCall says economic alliance will bring Pakistan, US together.
- He further said, “We always want Pakistan and America to remain friends.”
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul on Saturday stressed the need for a stronger Pakistan-US alliance and partnership to deal with issues related to Afghanistan, refugees and terrorism.
He made the comments while speaking to reporters after attending a barbecue reception and mango festival hosted by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States, Masood Khan, at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington.
During the reception, McCall and Khan discussed ways to strengthen Pak-US ties. Meanwhile, the US representative also hoped that the economic alliance between the two countries would bring them closer to each other.
McCall said that the more trade and economic investment the two countries do, the closer their relationship will be. He said the US and Pakistan have a security alliance, a security partnership, but there is also a need for an economic alliance that can pull them together.
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said that we always want Pakistan and America to remain friends.
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