ISLAMABAD (February 24, 2022): USAID Mission Director for Pakistan Julie A. Koenen called on Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani here at Parliament House on Thursday.
Apart from discussing various projects, issues related to economic and political reforms were also discussed. The Chairman Senate underlined that he was grateful to the US Government for providing development assistance to Pakistan. USAID services in enhancing opportunities and promoting prosperity are commendable.
The Senate Chairman relished the steps taken by USAID for the development of the backward areas of Pakistan. “The deep and strong partnership between Pakistan and the United States is mutually beneficial and important for peace, security and prosperity of the region.
The meeting emphasized the need to support the Afghan people in taking all possible steps to prevent humanitarian crisis and economic catastrophe in Afghanistan. The visiting dignitary comprehended Pakistan's cooperation in recent efforts to evacuate foreign nationals from Afghanistan following the Taliban's takeover of Kabul.
Ms Julie A. Koenen ensured that USAID would continue its efforts for the development of the backward areas of Pakistan.
The Chairman Senate thanked USAID for its support to Pakistan in promoting education and health in the country, especially during the Corona Pandemic.