28 August 2017

News Story: U.S. official for South Asia to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- U.S. official for South Asian affairs Alice Wells will reach Pakistan on Monday, marking the first high-level tour by a U.S. diplomat after President Donald Trump unveiled his new South Asia policies, according to local reports on Sunday.

Wells, acting assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian affairs, will meet Pakistan's civil and military leadership during her two-day stay in the country, said the reports.

There is no official word from Pakistani side about Wells' arrival yet. However, the U.S. Department of State has already confirmed the visit.

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