PM Imran, Donald Trump discuss regional, bilateral issues


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephone conversation with President Donald Trump, during which bilateral and regional issues were discussed. 
Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed that the release of Western hostages in Afghanistan was a positive development and Pakistan was happy that they were safe and free. President Trump thanked the Prime Minister for Pakistan’s efforts in facilitating this positive outcome. 
The Prime Minister re-affirmed Pakistan’s commitment to the advancement of Afghan peace and reconciliation process for a peaceful and stable Afghanistan. Both leaders agreed to continue to work together for the promotion of this shared objective. 
The Prime Minister apprised President Trump of the current situation in IOJ&K, underscoring that over 8 million people remained under siege for over 100 days now. Appreciating President Trump’s continued engagement as well as mediation offer, Prime Minister Imran Khan stressed that the President must continue his efforts for facilitation of a peaceful solution of the Jammu & Kashmir dispute. 
Recalling their conversations in Washington and New York, the two leaders agreed to deepen bilateral collaboration, including in relevant multilateral fora. 
The two leaders further agreed to remain in close contact.