Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump are scheduled to hold talks on cementing Pakistan-US relations in a range of areas, at White House in Washington today.
The talks will mark an effort by the two leaders to reset ties between the two countries.
It will expand bilateral cooperation on trade and investment as well as work toward peace in South Asia at large and Afghanistan in particular.
President Trump will welcome the prime minister in his Oval Office for talks which will then extend to a working luncheon to be attended by cabinet members and senior Pentagon leaders.
PM Imran Khan will also address a large gathering of Pakistani-Americans who keenly follow his agenda of Naya Pakistan. He will interact with top American lawmakers and Pakistan Caucus on the Capitol Hill.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood and Special Assistant on Overseas Zulfikar Bukhari are accompanying the Prime Minister.
Earlier today, US investors delegation led by effective member of Democratic Party and famed trader Javed Anwar met PM Imran Khan in Washington DC.
During the meeting, the premier invited US businessmen and investors to benefit from the economic and business opportunities afforded by Pakistan’s strategic location.
The US businessmen appreciated improved security environment in Pakistan and identified areas of interest with regard to investment in key sectors including energy and tourism.
Meanwhile, Texas based leading Pakistani businessman and high ranking influential member of the Democratic Party Tahir Javed also called on Prime Minister Imran at Embassy of Pakistan in Washington.
The PM is also scheduled to meet International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation and president of World Bank today.
Previously, Prime Minister Imran Khan had arrived in Washington to hold talks with President Donald Trump on cementing Pakistan-U.S. relations in a range of areas.
PM was received by Senior Officials of US State Department, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Ambassador of Pakistan to US Dr. Asad M. Khan while enthusiastic Pakistani-American community members were also gathered on the occasion.
Meeting between the PM and US President Donald Trump will be held at White House on July 22.
Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood, Special Assistant on Overseas Zulfi Bukhari and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa were accompanying the Prime Minister while Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was already in Washington as part of the entourage.