Washington DC, July 24: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said on Tuesday Pakistani point of view had not been represented properly in front of the United States, while asserting it’s time to reconstitute the relationship between Washington and Islamabad.
Standing along with US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi, Khan said, “I feel Pakistan had not been properly represented to the US. The Pakistani point of view had not been appropriately presented to the politicians of US as I sensed from my conservation with Speaker Pelosi and other representatives.”
Khan added, “I think it’s time to resent the Pak-US relationship to one based on mutual respect, according to ANI News reports.
The Pakistan prime minister who is in Washington DC for an official three-day maiden visit, has made these comments after concluding a meeting with the US House speaker.
Pelosi has invited Khan at the Capitol Hill Arena, where both the leaders held discussions related to diplomatic and bilateral ties between their people, nation, and economies.
In a tweet, Pelosi said: “It’s a pleasure to welcome Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI of Pakistan to the U.S. Capitol as we meet to discuss the vital ties between our economies, people & nations.”
— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) July 23, 2019
Khan stated, “It has been truly a pleasure to put the Pakistani point of view before the honorable politicians of the US. Looking forward to exploring possibilities of bilateral trade with the US along with security interest that will enable economic opportunities for both nations.”
Pakistan prime minister has also attended Shiela Jackson Lee-led reception with a huge number of Members of the US House and Senators at the Capitol Hill.