Pakistan premier Imran Khan meets US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday held a meeting with Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi at her chamber at the US Capitol. They discussed the issues of counter terrorism, regional security and the peace process in Afghanistan.

The premier said that “I feel Pakistan had not been properly represented to the US. The Pakistani point of view had not been appropriately presented to the politicians of US as I sensed from my conversation with Speaker Pelosi and other representatives”.

Observing that the US valued its critical relationship and partnership with Pakistan, she sought augmentation of their counterterrorism measures, security cooperation and increasing security and regional stability.

Pelosi also appreciated Pakistan’s reconciliation efforts in Afghanistan.

Later, Khan attended a reception hosted by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, chairperson of the Congressional Pakistan Caucus. The reception was attended by a large number of US lawmakers, including Pelosi.

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