The US State Department has expressed ignorance about the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan this month. The State Department spokesperson said the White House would be reached for confirmation of the visit. The spokesperson said they had heard about the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan but the White House had not communicated them officially in this regard.
“To my knowledge, that has actually not been confirmed by the White House. I know that I have read the same reports that you have, but I would reach out to the White House to confirm or not confirm that visit, but that’s — we don’t have anything to announce here from the State Department,” US State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said.
Earlier, spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign affairs, Dr. Muhammad Faisal on Thursday (July 4) confirmed the upcoming crucial meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump on July 22.
“On the invitation of US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Washington and hold a meeting with President Trump on July 22, 2019,” Foreign office spokesperson Faisal confirmed at the weekly news conference. “Agenda of the meeting is being developed through diplomatic channels. A detailed curtain raiser will be issued before the visit. The focus would be to refresh the bilateral relationship,” Faisal added.
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17 July, 2019