Alice Wells meets Finance Minister Shamshad Akhtar, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa.
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Alice Wells set to hold talks with military, civil officials today
Alice Wells says Islamabad should do more to bring militants to negotiating table.
“We strongly encourage Pakistan to work with FATF and the international community to meet its CFT obligations."
Envoy says Pakistan has been cooperating with US, but Washington cannot accept any govt protecting terrorists.
Pakistani delegation believes US wants better trade relations with Pakistan as well.
Alice Wells is expected to visit Pakistan next week, according to official sources.
Afghanistan's neighbouring countries have immense potential to contribute to welfare of the Afghan people.
Ali Jahangir urges all Pakistani community members living in the US to participate in Pakistan’s revival.
The reminder emphasises the point that Washington never fails to mention the need for Pakistan to eliminate terrorism.
US administration continue to ignore USCIRF's advice on the grounds that designation will not promote religious freedom.
Rumours regarding Aafia Siddiqui's death are completely baseless, says Pakistan Consul General in Houston.
PM Abbasi to attend OIC summit in Turkey to discuss Israeli attack on Palestinians that killed 60.
American Air Force plane comes from Bagram airbase to take Col Hall, returns to Afghanistan without the diplomat.
Decision comes as Trump administration imposes similar restrictions on Pakistani diplomats starting today.
Court orders interior ministry to decide about placing Col Joseph Hall's name on ECL within two weeks.
US diplomats are already prohibited from visiting high-risk areas for security reasons.
“We think Pakistan can do more, and we’ll look to them and work with them,” says spokesperson.
Dr Faisal says Shakeel Afridi will not be exchanged for Aafia Siddiqui or Hussain Haqqani.
Relevant papers of the newly designated envoy have already been sent to the US State Department.
Pakistan can persuade US diplomats to cooperate with traffic accidents' investigation but can't detain them.
Another FIR has been lodged against the US embassy chief security officer in Pakistan for misbehaving with the police.
Decision is being delayed as both countries try to resolve differences that have strained their relations.
Alice Wells holds talks with Tehmina Janjua; more issues have been added to an already heavy agenda.
Transit trade, current account deficit come under discussion; US side shows no interest in talking about FATF.
The shift started in the last few months of Obama administration when Congress blocked sale of eight F-16s to Islamabad.
The US is doing so because Islamabad has already imposed similar restrictions on US diplomats, says an official.
Martha Patterson says trade between the two countries reached $6.4 billion in 2017, an all-time high.
Ateeq's father says no US Embassy official has approached the family to offer condolences.
Both sides clarify decision has nothing to do with US diplomat running red light and killing motorcyclist in Islamabad.