PM Imran Khan honored with special resolution by the US Congress
- Imran Khan made his appearance at the Capitol Hill.
- Honorable Speaker of the US House of Representatives Ms. Nancy Pelosi and other dignitaries joined the event.
- A copy of the special resolution was presented before the US Congress by Jackson Lee – Caucus Chair Congresswoman.
- Congressmen admired the role of Pakistan in Afghanistan peace and reconciliation efforts.
Prime Minister of Pakistan during his days long official working visit to the United States of America also made his appearance at the Capitol Hill. Honorable Speaker of the US House of Representatives Ms. Nancy Pelosi also joined the event besides several senior senators. Jackson Lee thanked the Pakistani premier for visiting the Congress.
The members of the Congress appreciated the contributions made by Pakistan in the Afghan reconciliation process and admired the role of Pakistani diaspora in the US as well. Prime Minister of Pakistan was given a copy of the special resolution that was presented before the US Congress by Jackson Lee – Caucus Chair Congresswoman.
PM Khan expressed, speaking at the reception, that the current government is intended to rebuild the Pakistan-US relationships on the basis of mutual trust and respect.
He also pledged to continue the support for the Aghan peace and reconciliation process saying that Pakistan will continue to extend all possible facilitation in the said peace consultations.
This was the first visit by the 22nd prime minister of the country to the Oval Office months after the cold exchange of words on twitter between President Donald Trump and Imran Khan in which former accused Pakistan for not extending cooperation to the US despite taking billions of dollars in aid. During the recent Trump-Khan meeting, the president hinted to restore the coalition support fund on the condition of the level of cooperation that Pakistan extends to the US.
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