US envoy says Obama deeply interested in promoting ties with Pak

November 6th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI  

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Islamabad , Nov 6 (ANI): US ambassador in Islamabad Anne Patterson has reportedly said that the new US President-elect Barack Obama was deeply interested in promoting bilateral socio-economic relations with Pakistan .

After winning the Nov 4 presidential election, Obama was in a better position to support the country, the Daily Times quoted her as saying.

She also called the nomination and election of a young African-American as US president the beauty of a transparent democratic process.

Separately, in an interview with Time magazine, Obama had dropped enough hints that he was considering to appoint his partyman and former president Bill Clinton as a special envoy on Kashmir saying had a first-hand experience of problems in the Indian sub-continent.

During his presidency, Clinton had played a role in ending the Kargil crisis in Kashmir in 1999. (ANI)

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