ISLAMABAD: Interim United States ambassador to Pakistan, John F. Hower, on Wednesday called on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan.
They discussed diplomatic relations between the two countries and other matters of mutual interest.
The PTI chairman said that he has always pushed for a political solution for Afghan crisis. “Pakistan has always wished for a stable & peaceful Afghanistan. I have always pushed for a political solution for Afghan war,” he said.
Imran Khan said that he was pleased to see several voices raising from the US in favour of a political solution for the Afghan war.
“It is pleasant to see voices raising from US also in favor of a political solution for Afghan war. War and use of military force has never been the solution for Afghanistan’s situation,” he said.
He further said that a stable Afghanistan is beneficial the US, Pakistan and the region. He noted that there have been many ups and downs in Pak-US relations due to trust issues between both countries.
He said that PTI is adamant to establish good relations with US based on mutual trust and respect, and views Pak-US relations in terms of trade and economic matters to be significant
“Healthy Pak-US relationship is highly important in current scenario,” he said.