Pakistan, US need close cooperation to fight terrorism, stresses Aizaz Chaudhry

WASHINGTON (APP) – Pakistan and the United States need close cooperation to fight terrorism and attain long lasting peace in Afghanistan, Pakistan Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry said here, while emphasizing the long and sustained history of engagement between the two countries.

The ambassador made these remarks while speaking at the Department of International Studies, University of St. Thomas (under the ‘Distinguished Diplomat Program’ (DDP) and at Baker’s Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, which is one of the top ranking think tanks in the US.

A number of students, members of the faculty, media personnel and other distinguished guests attended the two events.

“Pakistan and US need to build on their commonalities to further strengthen bilateral relationship”, he said while giving an overview of the relationship between the two countries that span over seven decades.

He highlighted the evolution of the relationship from security oriented relationship to a deeper more dynamic and multifaceted relationship in which the countries were cooperating in multiple fields including agriculture, industry, education, energy, trade, investment and healthcare.

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