Islamabad, NOV 16: The Political Officer of U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Teresa Chang called on the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Faisal Karim Kundi at Islamabad.
Ms. Teresa Chang covers domestic political issues, human rights, and labour. She was accompanied by Muhammad Aftab Qureshi, a political specialist at the United States Embassy, Islamabad. Faisal Karim Kundi and Teresa Chang discussed matters of mutual interests.
Faisal Karim Kundi thanked her for the support US government provides to Pakistan in different sectors.
While discussing the political situation in Pakistan, Faisal Karim Kundi, said that politicians sit together and discuss the possibilities for the smooth running of the system. Despite the hard times in the Pakistan Peoples Party government from 2008-13, when terrorism was at its peak in Pakistan and the government was dealing with millions of IDPs, we tried to create environment of reconciliation in Pakistan, he added.
He said that the first priority of the present government is to restore the trust of the international and regional powers. He also said that political gains must not hurt the international relations of Pakistan.