WASHINGTON: Ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman held a meeting with Senator Robert P. Casey Jr., a Democrat from Pennsylvania to discuss cooperative relations between the two countries.

According to the Pakistani embassy, Ambassador Rehman briefed Senator Casey on the recent developments in Pakistan-US bilateral track, particularly in the context of addressing the improvised explosive device (IED) challenges that pose a common threat to Pakistan and the United States.

Ambassador shared with Senator the comprehensive steps taken by Pakistan to check the inflow of IED precursors into Afghanistan.

Senator Casey took note of the consistent efforts by Pakistani authorities to curtail the IED threats and assured the continued US assistance in enhancing Pakistan's capability to deal with the common menace of IEDs. Matters of mutual interest including situation in Afghanistan and reconciliation process were also discussed.
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