Zardari to attend Obamas oath-taking ceremony

January 13th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI  

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Islamabad , Jan.13 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the US President Barack Obama in Washington DC on January 20.

President Zardari would leave for Washington on January 19 to attend the event, the Daily Times quoted a Pak official as saying.

Zardari is expected to meet Obama and discuss Pakistan s role in the war-on-terror, and other regional issues.

The flaring tension between India and Pakistan is also likely to feature in the Obama-Zardari talks. (ANI)

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