US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Pakistan is the front-line state in the US-led war against terrorism. She added that stability of the Pakistan is vital for the world.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in his address to the media prior to the strategic dialogues said Pakistan wants extensive assistance from the U.S. in economy and energy sectors, adding that Pakistan suffered losses worth billions of dollars due to its front-line role in war against terror.
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on opened high-level talks with Pakistan, pledging that a “new day” had begun in the often fractious ties between the two nations. She praised Pakistan’s role in maintaining peace and security in South Asia and said that the dialogue process between the two nations will continue in future. She urged to enhance people-to-people understanding and confidence between the two nations, saying that the Pakistanis and Americans share the same dreams.
Pakistan is expected to ask for extensive assistance in the areas of economy ever-growing water and energy crises.