The US acting assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia will arrive in Islamabad on Monday on an emergency visit.
Alice G Wells, who is also the Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, will discuss the new American policy on Afghanistan and Pakistan’s reservations on the matter with the civil-military leadership, the US State Department said.
During her visit, the assistant secretary of state will call on civil-military leadership, including Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and representatives of the business community civil society.
Her visit to Islamabad will be the American diplomat’s second this month which follows President Donald Trump’s announcement of new Afghan policy with deployment of thousands more troops in the war-torn country and pillorying Pakistan for offering safe haven to militants.
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