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Trump’s aide leaves Pakistan after delegation level talks

ISLAMABAD: US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Alice Wells, on Wednesday left for the United after States after a two-day visit to Pakistan in which she met officials of the Finance and Foreign ministries, ARY News reported Reports were going rounds that the senior US diplomat will also meet the top leadership of Pakistan, however it was later reported that the government decided to follow the protocol and arranged a delegation level meeting of Ms Wells with officials of the two ministries. During the meeting,…

Pakistan, US agree to diversify bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United States have agreed to continue efforts to promote the shared objectives of peace and stability in the region and diversify bilateral relations. The understanding came during the delegation level talks between the two countries in Islamabad on Tuesday. Additional Secretary (Americas) Aftab Khokher led the Pakistan side while the US delegation was headed by US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells. The Pakistani side emphasized the need to diversify the relationship with…

Trump’s senior aide arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador Alice Wells arrived in Pakistan this morning where she is due to meet some top officials of the government including the foreign minister, ARY News reported. Ms Wells, who is US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, is also expected to hold a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan. "US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Ambassador Alice Wells will visit Pakistan on 6 November. She will hold meetings with senior officials…

US looking forward to work alongside new Pakistani govt: Alice Wells

WASHINGTON: Alice Wells, United States (US) Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, shared that the US is looking forward to work closely with the new Pakistani government. In an interview to a British media outlet, Ms. Wells laid stress upon the fact that Pakistan is an important country in the region and it has a critical role to play. She reiterated that the US administration wanted to forge constructive and positive relation with the South Asian giant. Recounting the visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to…

US welcomes PM Imran’s ‘message of peace’ with Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement on the importance of peace with Kabul received a warm acceptance from the Trump administration of the United States. During a press conference, United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells lauded Prime Minister Khan’s message of peace on both sides of the Pak-Afghan border. The top US official stressed on Pakistan's crucial role in bringing long-term stability to Afghanistan. "We encourage Pakistan to take…

Alice Wells visits Islamabad amid strained Pakistan, US ties

ISLAMABAD: United States Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells arrived here on Monday to hold talks with Pakistani officials.    Her visit is part of the regular engagements between the two countries to find common ground on shared objectives of peace and stability in the region. The US State Department official called on Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua today. During the meeting, they discussed the situation arising from US President Trump's recent tweet and other aspects of Pak-America bilateral…

Pakistan to benefit from peaceful Afghanistan, says American diplomat

WASHINGTON: Pakistan will benefit from a stable and peaceful Afghanistan, said a top American diplomat Alice G Wells. Speaking about the recent visit of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Pakistan, she said the secretary during a meeting with the Pakistan’s civilian and military leadership underlined that the Afghan strategy was an opportunity since Pakistan, with the exception of Afghanistan, has the most to benefit from a stable and peaceful Afghanistan. Acting Secretary of State for South Asia and Central Asian…

US Assistant Secretary of State en route to Pakistan, regional security on agenda

WASHINGTON: United States (US) acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells on Wednesday has departed for Pakistan on an official visit. Alice Wells will meet civil and military leadership during her visit to Pakistan. The visit holds significant importance as she is the first top US official to arrive in Pakistan after US President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan policy and levelled stern allegations of harbouring terrorists against Pakistan in a televised speech on…

‘Pakistan suspends talks with US in protest’

ISLAMABAD: In a possible outcome of stern allegations by United States (US) president Donald Trump, Pakistan has deferred a visit by US acting Assistant Secretary of State in protest. Earlier this week, President Donald Trump in his Afghanistan policy speech had accused Pakistan of harbouring terrorists on its soil and prolonging the Afghan war. The visit of Alice Wells – acting assistant Secretary of State for South Asia and Asian Affairs – was scheduled for Monday and it would have been the first high-profile visit…

Top US official’s visit to Pakistan rescheduled for next week

ISLAMABAD: The top United States (US) official – Alice Wells – overseeing South Asia diplomacy was due to visit Pakistan tomorrow (Monday) following US President Donald Trump’s stern allegations but her visit has been rescheduled for next week, ARY News reported. According to a notification issued by US embassy, the US official will visit Pakistan next week. Alice Wells, who is the Acting Assistant Secretary of State in-charge of South and Central Asia, will meet Pakistani officials during her visit, the US State…