Prime Minister’s meeting with U.S. President Donald J. Trump in Davos
Prime Minister Imran Khan met President Donald J. Trump in Davos on 21 January 2020. This was Prime Minister’s first engagement after arrival in Davos, where both leaders are participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF).
The Prime Minister and President Trump discussed ways and agreed to further strengthen the bilateral relationship especially with respect to enhancing bilateral trade and investments.
Both sides discussed the situation in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir. The Prime Minister underscored the need for sustained U.S. role to help resolve the festering dispute of Jammu and Kashmir without which lasting peace in South Asia would remain elusive. President Trump reiterated his willingness to work on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute and help ease tension between Pakistan and India.
The two sides exchanged views on the way forward regarding the Afghan peace and reconciliation process.
Discussing the evolving situation in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf, the Prime Minister apprised President Trump of Pakistan’s efforts for de-escalation in the region. He also emphasized that all sides should exercise maximum restraint and utilize diplomatic means to reduce tensions and resolve issues.
21 January 2020