Manmohan Singh, Obama to discuss Pakistan

March 29th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will have his first meeting with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in London on April 3 and they are expected to discuss the situation in Pakistan.

According to officials, the situation in Pakistan is the most pressing foreign policy concern of the Obama administration.

Singh, who is leaving for London on March 31 to attend the summit, will meet Obama and heads of other developed and developing nations and representatives of International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

Apart from monitoring regulations of international finance institutions, Singh would also take up issues related to protectionism and job losses.

Bilateral regional and global issues, including the Afghanistan, Pakistan strategic review, climate change and the status of world economy will also figure prominently in the deliberations. (ANI)

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