The White House said that the United States and Pakistan’s trade ties are to witness a new record this year. The U.S. President Donald Trump and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan have reaffirmed their commitment to a stronger relationship.
Following a telephone call between the two leaders, Deputy Press Secretary of White House Judd Deere in a statement said, “The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the United States-Pakistan trade relationship, which is on track to set a new record this year, as well as investment and people-to-people ties between our countries.”
Following PM Khan assuming office in 2018, the relationship between the two leaders has been revived. Then the meeting between Imran Khan and President Trump turned the tide to otherwise unstable bilateral ties between the two countries.
Prime Minister Imran Khan informed President Trump of “good news” in the offing. The media interpreted it as related to the release of the abducted American and Australian professors. These professors were abducted by the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan two and a half years ago.
After the release of those hostages, PM Office stated, “President Donald J. Trump spoke with Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan. He thanked the Prime Minister for Pakistan’s support for the recovery of American hostage Kevin King and Australian hostage Timothy Weeks.”