Marc Grossman calls on Foreign Minister Khar

Published Sep 14, 2012 07:11pm

Marc Grossman
US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman. — Photo by Reuters

ISLAMABAD: The United States Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Marc Grossman called on Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar here on Friday.

He was accompanied by Special Assistant to the US President on Pakistan and Afghanistan, Douglas Lute, Principal Deputy Secretary of Defense, Dr. Peter Lavoy, US Charge d'affaires to Pakistan, Ambassador Richard Hoagland and other senior officials.

The two sides exchanged views on the current status of the bilateral relations including developments in the region particularly with respect to political and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

Foreign Minister Khar expressed the hope that her upcoming visit to Washington would provide an opportunity to discuss vital issues based on mutual respect and mutual interest to move forward.

Earlier Marc Grossman, who arrived Friday had a meeting with Finance Minister Hafeez Sheikh.


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