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Symbiotic Pak-US Ties Contributing to Regional and Global Peace: Masood Khan

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Ambassador Masood Khan says Pakistan and the US have been partners in peace and would continue working together for promoting shared values and objectives. (Photo courtesy, Pakistan Embassy, Washington DC)

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan has said that the upward trajectory in Pak-US bilateral relations is creating a salutary environment for scaling up mutual ties in economic, technological, educational and other important sectors.

The Ambassador made these remarks during a reception hosted by prominent Pak-American community leader Ch. Nadeem Ahmed in Seattle.

Ambassador Masood Khan thanked the U.S. government for additional support of $100 million for the post-flood reconstruction and rehabilitation phase, pledged at the International Conference for Climate Resilient Pakistan held on 09 Jan 2023 at Geneva.

“We have been partners in peace and we would continue working together to promote shared values and objectives,” a statement issued by the Pakistan Embassy quoted him as saying.

The reception hosted in honor of the Ambassador was attended among others by Executive of King County Dow Constantine, Senator Manka Dhingra, Director Health Seattle, Chris Stearns, Washington State Representative, Dave Upthegrove, Chairman of Kings County Council, Dr. Faisal Khan, Secretary Health Washington State Dr. Umair Shah, lawmakers, Council members, community and business leaders and prominent members of Pak-American diaspora.

Addressing the gathering, Executive of King County Dow Constantine while welcoming the Ambassador of Pakistan to Seattle appreciated the contributions of Pakistani community towards the socio-economic development of Seattle.

Recognizing the valuable services of Dr. Faisal Khan and Dr. Umair Shah in the health sector, Dow Constantine said that the opportunities offered by the United States have been grappled by the vibrant Pak-US community to excel in every walk of life.

Ambassador Masood Khan in his remarks thanked the leadership of Seattle and Pak-American community for the warm welcome and observed that the people of Pakistan valued their relations with the United States.

“Our relations have been marked by longevity, resilience and sustainability. The symbiotic relationship has contributed towards regional and international peace and stability,” he said.

Ambassador Khan expressed satisfaction over the achievements of the Pak-American community based in Seattle. “Pak-American community in US is tech-savvy and political savvy,” observed Pakistan’s top envoy to the United States.

 

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