WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Donald Trump are scheduled to meet today at White House in Washington today.
Both will hold talks on various issues, efforts will be made to mend ties between Pakistan and the USA.
Both the leaders will hold talks and discuss peace in Afghanistan, defense, energy and trade at the White House
Imran Khan will meet Donald Trump in the Oval Office in Washington DC.
The meeting will be followed by luncheon which will also be attended by Cabinet members and senior Pentagon leaders.
The Pakistani delegation includes Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood, Special Assistant on Overseas Zulfikar Bukhari and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
White House Statement
The statement issued on July 10, 2019, from White House on the visit of PM Imran Khan reads as follows.
Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Excellency Imran Khan, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Imran Khan of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the White House on July 22, 2019. The visit will focus on strengthening cooperation between the United States and Pakistan to bring peace, stability, and economic prosperity to a region that has seen far too much conflict. President Trump and Prime Minister Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy, and trade, with the goal of creating the conditions for a peaceful South Asia and an enduring partnership between our two countries.
Reuters has reported
U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Monday amid their countries’ strained relations.
Arab News has reported
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan’s invitation to visit the US and meet President Donald Trump was arranged through direct assistance from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
The two leaders will hold talks at White House at 8:45 pm Pakistan Standard Time.
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