Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has met Senator Jeff Merkley in Washington. Senator Merkley is the member of the US Senate Foreign Relations and Appropriations Committees, reported Radio Pakistan.       

During the meeting, he gave a detailed overview of Pak-US relations to the US Senator.

Highlighting Pakistan’s perspective on the new US strategy for South Asia, Aizaz Chaudhry said Pakistan wants to work with the United States to bring peace in Afghanistan as Pakistan’s economic and security gains are at risk from continued instability in Afghanistan.

He said a comprehensive political process is required to achieve lasting peace in Afghanistan.

On the occasion, Senator Merkley appreciated Ambassador Chaudhry’s briefing, and agreed on the need that Pakistan and the United States should work together in the bilateral domain, and for bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.