Pak leadership committed to strengthening friendly relations with U.S.

| Updated: Apr 26, 2017 01:02 IST

Washington D.C. [United States], April 25 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry has said that the Pakistani leadership is committed to strengthening friendly relations with the US. The envoy made these remarks while presenting his credentials to U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. Chaudhary also conveyed Pakistan's best wishes to Trump, who recently completed 100 days in office, reports the Dawn. Ambassador Chaudhry is a career foreign service officer with over 36 years of bilateral and multilateral experience in the field of diplomacy. Earlier, he served as the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan. In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Chaudhry has served as Additional Foreign Secretary for UN and Disarmament Affairs and Director General for relations with South Asian countries, in which capacity he has remained closely associated with the peace process with India. Overseas, he served as Ambassador of Pakistan to The Netherlands, where he engaged in active public diplomacy in cooperation with Pakistani community to win friends for Pakistan. In his other overseas assignments, Ambassador Chaudhry served as Deputy Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations in New York, Chef de Cabinet to the Secretary General of ECO in Tehran, and Pakistan Embassies in Washington, Doha and Cairo. Ambassador Chaudhry, born on 27 February 1958, holds Masters Degree in International Relations from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, Massachusetts, and a First Class First Bachelor of Science Degree from Punjab University, Lahore. (ANI)
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