US senior officials to visit Pakistan

March 25th, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Pervez Musharraf
Islamabad, March 24 (Xinhua) US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte and Assistant Secretary Richard Boucher will pay a visit to Pakistan Tuesday, Pakistan’s official news agency Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported. The visit comes after the National Assembly elected Yousuf Raza Gillani as the new prime minister Monday.

Negroponte and Boucher are expected to meet with President Pervez Musharraf and leaders of some political parties, the APP said.

They will discuss the issues related to Pakistan-US relations, recent political development in Pakistan, war on terror and regional security situation, it added.

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