PM Abbasi to visit US in third week of September: sources

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will visit United States in the third week of September, sources stated Monday.

Sources stated PM Abbasi will visit the US to attend the United Nations General Assembly consultation in New York in the third week of subsequent month.

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif will accompany the Premier all the way through his visit.

PM Abbasi is predicted to meet the US officers at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly’s consultation.

This will probably be maiden travel of Abbasi to the US as Prime Minister after Nawaz Sharif used to be ousted.

The visit will come amid disturbing family members between the 2 nations following the announcement by President Donald Trump of his new coverage for South Asia which used to be essential of Pakistan.

Pakistan on Sunday postponed a visit by a U.S. appearing Assistant Secretary of State, officers stated, as small protests broke out towards President Donald Trump’s accusations that Islamabad used to be prolonging the conflict in Afghanistan.

The visit of Alice Wells, appearing assistant Secretary of State for South and Asian Affairs, scheduled for Monday, would were the primary high-profile visit by a U.S. legitimate since Trump’s Afghan coverage speech on Aug. 21.

“At the request of the Government of Pakistan, Acting Assistant Secretary Wells’ travel has been postponed till a mutually handy time,” a U.S. Embassy spokesperson advised Reuters in Islamabad on Sunday.

Pakistan’s overseas ministry launched a observation with equivalent wording.

Trump accused Pakistan of harbouring “brokers of chaos” and offering protected havens to militant teams.

Pakistani officers replied by pronouncing the U.S. will have to now not “scapegoat” Pakistan and accused the American army of failing to get rid of militant sanctuaries inside of Afghanistan.

Earlier, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif had postponed his US visit following accusations by Donald Trump.

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