US Ambassador Alice Wells arrived in Islamabad
06 November, 2018
ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador Alice Wells arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday to hold meetings with senior officials of the foreign ministry including minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
According to a statement issued by Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Twitter, Ambassador Wells will meet with Qureshi and other dignitaries to discuss Pak-US ties, Afghan peace among other issues.
“US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Ambassador Alice Wells will visit Pakistan on 6 November. She will hold meetings with senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” Dr Faisal said on Twitter.
US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Ambassador Alice Wells will visit Pakistan on 6 November. She will hold meeting with senior officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 1/2
Ambassador Wells will also call on Finance Minister Asad Umer where she will be briefed about the financial situation of the country, with special focus on Islamabad’s plan to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to seek a bailout package.
She is visiting Pakistan days after her visit to Kabul where she met President Ashraf Ghani and other officials.
During the meeting, President Ghani demanded that the US sanctions must not hit the Iranian Chahbahar port, which Afghanistan is now using for import of Indian goods, according to the presidential palace.