President-elect Donald Trump desires better ties with Pakistan in the future. He expressed his desire at a dinner hosted for foreign ambassadors.
Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States, Jalil Abbas Jillani, stated that the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump hopes to see better U.S.-Pakistan relations in the time to come. Jillani was speaking with Geo News in an exclusive interview. He said that Trump said this to him during a brief conversation at a dinner he hosted for foreign ambassadors. Jillani said that Trump also referred to the telephonic conversation he had with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, in a pleasant manner and expressed well wishes for the country.
During the brief discussion, the ambassador also brought up U.S. Vice President-elect’s interview where he opined that Trump, with his unparalleled negotiating skills, may play a remarkable role in the Kashmir issue. The Vice President-elect referred to Trump’s “extraordinary deal-making skills” when he was asked about his telephonic conversations with Pakistan’s Prime Minister on NBC’s “Meet the Press” program. He said,
I think in President-elect Donald Trump you’ve got someone who is prepared to advance America’s interests here at home, to rebuild this economy, to fight for American jobs… But I think you’re also going to see an energetic leadership in the world, prepared to engage and to look for ways that he can bring those extraordinary deal-making skills to bear on lessening tensions and solving problems in the world.
Jillani said that Trump stressed the need for establishing long-standing relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan. He further stated that there were no more misunderstandings between Pakistan and the Trump administration. He said there were several challenges but the foundation of Pakistan-U.S. relations was strong. He also pointed out the positive signals the new U.S. administration was giving out.
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