The US State Department announced that US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman to visit Pakistan on October 7 on a 2-day tour.
Wendy R. Sherman, after CIA chief Bill Burns, will be one of the first high-level officials under President Joe Biden to visit Islamabad.
She will meet senior officials in Islamabad on October 7-8 after an earlier visit to New Delhi.
The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken last week, met with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and discussed the way forward in Afghanistan, He restated the importance of coordinating the diplomatic engagement and facilitating the departure of those wishing to leave Afghanistan.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi while taking to Twitter, said he had restated Pakistan’s focus on a relationship with the US based on trade, investment, energy and regional connectivity.
The FM Qureshi also stressed the importance of the world community holding the Taliban to their commitments and recognise its moral obligation to help the Afghan people with the growing humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.
He further called upon the world community to play a positive role and engage with the newly-formed Taliban government in Kabul.
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