According to details, Hale said:-
“The ties of friendship, business and education between the United States and Pakistan remain deep and enduring,” said Ambassador Hale. “They flow from the efforts of individual American and Pakistani citizens, businesses and non-governmental organizations, and they contribute to our shared future.”
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani were also part of the annual event.
During his visit, the American ambassador also toured the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) which has been built with the help of American aid. Along with him was also IBA Dean Dr. Isharat Hussain.