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Pakistan desires peace in region, Pakistan’s role in situation in Afghanistan is responsible: Ch Parvez Elahi 

Lahore, September 02, 2021 (PPI-OT):US Consul General Lahore Mr William K. Makaneole called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Parvez Elahi in the Speaker’s Chambers here today (Wednesday). During the meeting views were exchanged about Pak-US relations, parliamentary and other matters of mutual interest. The Speaker and the US Consul General also talked about further improvement in Pakistan-US relations. US Consul General William K. Makaneole also visited the new hall and building of the assembly. He congratulated the Speaker on new hall of the Punjab Assembly becoming active.

US Consul General was apprised about parliamentary proceedings of the Punjab Assembly and legislation for public welfare. US Consul General expressed satisfaction over parliamentary business in the assembly under leadership of Speaker Punjab Assembly. US Consul General also appreciated the efforts being made by Pakistan regarding elimination of terrorism.

On this occasion, Ch Parvez Elahi said that Pakistan desires peace in the region and partner of the international community in practical efforts in this regard, Pakistan’s role is quite responsible in Afghanistan situation, Pakistan has always played key role be it matter of Afghanistan or other efforts for peace. Speaker Punjab Assembly further said that attractive opportunities for investment and cooperation in energy, agriculture, livestock and other fields exist in Pakistan.

Underlying the importance of Pak-US relations, US Consul General William K. Makaneole said that relations between US and Pakistan span over decades, US attaches importance to its relations with Pakistan, for establishing peace in the world the role of Pakistan has always remained appreciable.
During the meeting, Secretary Punjab Assembly Mohammad Khan Bhatti, Rasikh Elahi and Political Officer in the US Consulate Khadija Korey were also present among others.

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