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Imran Khan – Donald Trump Meeting Confirmed For July 22 in the US – Pakistan Foreign Office

Imran Khan – Donald Trump meeting will be held on July 22. The development of meeting between US President Donald Trump and Pakistan PM Imran Khan was confirmed by the Pakistan foreign office.

A collage of Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump. PHOTO: FILE

During his weekly press conference, FO Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal informed that PM Imran Khan will make his maiden trip to the United States on the invitation of US President Donald Trump.

Faisal said the two Trump and Khan would review bilateral relations as well as discuss regional and international issues. This will be the first visit by PM Imran Khan to the US since his party won the elections in July last year.

Earlier, the US declared the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) as a global terrorist organisation. The spokesperson hoped that the move would cripple the BLA. Faisal added that Pakistan proposed July 14 to hold talks with India to finalise the agreement on Kartarpur Corridor. New Delhi earlier suggested July 11-14 for talks on the Pakistani side of Wagah border.

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During the moot, officials shall elaborate on a draft agreement to facilitate the movement of Sikh pilgrims and resolve outstanding technical issues related to the corridor’s alignment and infrastructure.

On June 27, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced that  Trump had extended an invitation to PM Imran. However, the prime minister could not travel to Washington earlier because of the budget session. According to Qureshi, the US president expressed his desire to meet the premier to discuss “important regional matters”.

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