US praises Pakistan for cooperation in Afghan Peace process
US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells thanked Pakistan once again for its strong and positive peace cooperation in Afghanistan.
Media reports said the U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Alice Wells, while providing an online media briefing, thanked Pakistan for its strong peace cooperation in Afghanistan.
She said strong cooperation was witnessed by US Ambassador for Afghanistan Khalilzad and Pakistani leadership entering the peace negotiation table in Afghanistan.
Alice Wells said Pakistan ‘s commitment to peace in the region has increased, and the relationship between Washington and Islamabad has improved particularly in commerce. She said Pakistan has a major leverage for fostering sustainable security and stability in Afghanistan.
Earlier, the top U.S. official thanked Pakistani Americans for providing food and assistance in the U.S., as well as helping Pakistani health professionals.
“The US-Pakistan government partnership is helping fight Covid-19. The US government is responding to Covid-19 in Pakistan with an initial $1 million funding to bolster monitoring and rapid response,” said Alice Wells.
She maintained that Pakistan and the U.S. are longstanding partners in addressing global health issues. The US diplomat further stated that there are more than one hundred Pakistani graduates in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s laboratory training, investigating cases of coronavirus in Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan.