Friday May 13, 2022

Bilawal Bhutto Depart On Maiden Visit To USA As Foreign Minister Next Week

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is set to embark on an official two-day visit to the United States from next week.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be holding meetings with Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State accompanied by other US officials. This meeting would mark Bhutto Zardari’s first visit to the US as Foreign Minister, upon the invitation of Blinken.

Reportedly, Blinken has also asked the Pakistan Foreign Minister to participate in the “Global Food Security” meeting which will be held on May 18,

Further, the report said that Minister of State on Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar is likely to accompany Bhutto Zardari as a part of his delegation.

Earlier, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a telephonic conversation with Bhutto Zardari. The phone call to the Pakistan Foreign Minister was the first contact between the foreign ministers of the two countries in quite a while.

Meanwhile, marking the 75th anniversary of US-Pakistan relations, the US Secretary of State, during his talks with Bhutto Zardari, expressed the desire to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries. They even discussed the promotion of peace, development and security.

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