US Ambassador meets Maulana Fazlur Rehman

QUETTA: US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson called on Amir JUI Maulana Fazlur Rehman in Islamabad Monday.

According to JUI spokesman Jan Achakzai US ambassador told Maulana that his country is fully committed to strengthen dignified relations with Pakistan. He said America would extend cooperation to restore government writ in FATA and furthering Pakistan’s mission for talks with Taliban. He dispelled the impression that America was putting pressure on Pakistan for not holding talks with Taliban. He aid America supports safe, strong and prosperous future of Pakistanis.

Maulana Fazlur Rehman told Richard Olson Pakistan was playing important role for peace and stability in the region. He said there is need to lessen difference of opinion between America and Pakistan and Pakistan’s sovereignty, Drone attacks and terrorism. Maulana said Pakistan supports political reconciliation, peace and stability in Afghanistan because if Afghanistan is peaceful there will be peace in Pakistan as well. Peace in Afghanistan will be direct bearing in Pakistan’s peace. He added Pakistan will continue objective of peace and stability with Afghanistan.