Alice Wells arrived in Pakistan on a four-day visit

Alice Wells arrived in Pakistan on a four-day visit

US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells arrived in Pakistan on a four-day visit after Sri Lanka and India.

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells arrived in Islamabad Airport from Abu Dhabi before she visited Sri Lanka and India where they discussed bilateral relations.

According to sources, Alice Wells will meet Pakistan's political and military leaders and other officials during the visit and review progress on Pak-US relations, Afghan reconciliation process.

He said that the Pakistani leadership would take up the issue in these meetings with India's defensive measures in Jammu and Kashmir and the occupied region, and also discuss the ongoing Middle East situation, especially between the US and Iran.

Sources said that Pakistani authorities would highlight the violations of Indian human rights in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and emphasize on curfew eradication.

He said that the US ambassador will also discuss the controversial citizenship bill in India, tensions in South Asia and raise the issue of Hindutva rule, anti-Muslim hate and violent acts in India.

It is thought that Alice Wells had arrived in Sri Lanka on January 13 in the first phase of her visit to South Asia, followed by a visit to India on January 15.

In a statement issued to the Foreign Office on January 10, Alice Wells will also meet with Indian officials to pursue a US-India strategic global partnership following successful negotiations with the United States and India in 2019, while the business community and civil They will also discuss issues of mutual interest with members of the Society.

Foreign Office said in its statement that US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Process Zalmay Khalilzad will also be accompanied by him in Pakistan.

Alice Wells earlier visited Islamabad in April last year along with US Special Envoy for Afghan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad



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