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US Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler called on Federal Minister Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi

By Tariq Rana

ISLAMABAD : US Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela Aggeler called on Federal Minister Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi in his office in Islamabad today.

 

Matters of mutual interest were discussed at length.

 

Minister Zaidi in the previous meeting had laid out his vision for the maritime sector, discussed the possibilities of joint ventures and had assured full facilitation to US Companies willing to invest in Pakistan. Picking up on that discussion there was further exchange of ideas and opportunities where both the nations could enhance the working relationship in the maritime sector.

 

Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela apprised the minister about her visit to the Gwadar port and both minister and her also discussed massive potential of Afghan transit through Gwadar port.

 

Minister Zaidi also expressed serious concerns over the Israeli oppression in Palestine. Welcoming the announcement of ceasefire last night, he urged the US to play a more positive and proactive role for peace in the region.

 

Chargé d’affaires a.i. Angela thanked minister Zaidi for welcoming her and both agreed on keeping a close contact and strengthening working ties between both the nations.

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