Energy, education priorities in Pak-US economic ties, says Ruppersberger
ISLAMABAD: Senior member of the United States House Appropriations Committee Dutch Ruppersberger identified education and energy as Congress priorities in expansion of economic cooperation in Pakistan.
The US Representative in a Capitol Hill meeting with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs (SAPM) Tariq Fatemi on Tuesday discussed bilateral relations and economic cooperation between Pakistan and the United States.
Fatemi briefed the US Representative on the Pakistani government’s plans for domestic economic growth and stimulating economic connectivity in order to achieve long-term regional prosperity.
He touched upon measures including fiscal stability, revenue collection, and expanding trade and regional outreach.
Both sides also discussed the potential of bilateral trade, enhancing economic linkages and stimulating people-to-people contacts.
Representative Dutch Ruppersberger fondly recalled many of his past visits to Pakistan and specially appreciated Pakistan’s strong measures to counter militancy and terrorism.
Ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani and the Congressional Staff of the State and Defence Appropriations Committees also attended the meeting.
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