Bush meets Pakistani premier in Egypt

May 19th, 2008 - 8:18 am ICT by admin  

Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt), May 18 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush and Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani Sunday met for the first time in this Egyptian Red Sea resort and pledged to fight terrorism together. The two leaders are here to attend Sunday’s inaugural session of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

This was the first meeting between the two leaders. After the talks, Bush told reporters that both sides have pledged to fight terrorism together.

Around 1,500 delegates, including heads of states and business leaders, from 55 countries are attending the conference with the theme “Learning from the Future”.

Pakistan has been a regular participant in the conference. Gillani will address the Arab Business Council Monday.

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