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Pentagon delegation to visit Pakistan next week

In his remarks, Schriver also expressed that ties between the armed forces was one of the strongest pillars and foundations for the relationship.

SNS | New Delhi |

A high- level delegation of the US Department of Defence will be heading to Islamabad next week to meet Pakistan civilian and military officials, according to Assistant Secretary of Defence Randall Schriver.

During an event organised by the Pakistani Embassy, Schriver made the announcement, The News International reported.

In his remarks, Schriver also expressed that ties between the armed forces was one of the strongest pillars and foundations for the relationship.

“We are appreciative of Pakistani leadership in its cooperation in achieving the objective of peace in the region,” he said.

Also speaking at the event, Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan said that strong and robust bilateral defence relations have been a hallmark of Pakistan-US relations.

Also speaking at the event, Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan said that strong and robust bilateral defence relations have been a hallmark of Pakistan-US relations.

“Our defence cooperation and collaboration has always been a factor for regional peace and the promotion of our shared security interests,” he said.

The ambassador said that some 13 million Kashmiris have remained imprisoned in their homes and cut off from the rest of the world.

To remind the Kashmiri people that they are not alone, Pakistan was also observing the day as Kashmir Solidarity Day.

“We have acted with great restraint and responsibility”, he said.

(With IANS inputs)