Pakistan

PM Sharif visits Pentagon; holds discussions on security, regional peace

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday visited Pentagon upon an invitation by United States (US) Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, ARY News reported.

Secretary Ashton Carter welcomed the Pakistan premier upon his arrival at the Pentagon – the Headquarters of US Department of Defense. On the occasion, the national anthems of both the countries were played.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif being presented Guard-of-Honor upon arrival at the Pentagon on 22nd October, 2015

In conversation with the defense secretary, PM Sharif expressed satisfaction over Pak-US ties during the last two years.

Secretary Carter praised Pakistan’s national resolve in the ongoing war against terrorism and said the US holds it in high esteem.

Both the leaders also held discussions pertaining to regional peace, security and furthering of Afghan peace process.

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