WASHINGTON: United States expressing satisfaction over financial policies of Pakistan ensured to increase cooperation in economic and security sectors of Pakistan, ARY News reported.
Following the meeting on Monday in Washington,U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Prime Minister's advisor for Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz addressed a joint press conference.
Speaking to media John Kerry vowed to increase cooperation to Pakistan by saying that US and Pakistan shares common benefits. He said that relationship with Pakistan get stronger with the takeover of new government.
U.S. Secretary of State said we believe that policies of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will transform Pakistan into an Asian Tiger. He ensured every possible support to Pakistan for attaining the goal.
He said U.S. has already provided the aid to Pakistan for the production of 1000 megawatt electricity.
Meanwhile, Sartaj Aziz said that democratic transfer of government has started a new phase in the country.
He asked U.S. to keep Pakistan security and sovereignty in concern during their military withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Sartaj Aziz called for expansion in trade ties‚ particularly greater access for Pakistani products in the U.S. market in line with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif's policy.
The Strategic Dialogue between the two countries covered different areas of cooperation including energy‚ defense‚ strategic stability‚ economic, finance‚ law enforcement and counterterrorism.
The Pak-U.S. Strategic Dialogue took place after the gap of 3 years as last talks at ministerial level was held in 2010.