Ambassador Jilani Presents Credentials to President Obama at White House

Washington, DC: Almost three months after Jalil Abbas Jilani took over reigns as Pakistan’s envoy in Washington, he presented his credentials to US President Barack Obama.

Ambassador Jillani presented his documents to President Obama in a ceremony at the White House on March 10, a Pakistan Embassy press release informed.

The Ambassador had assumed his responsibilities on January 2, 2014.

The Ambassador was accompanied by his spouse Shaista Jilani and sons Talha and Ahmed Mustafa Jilani.

Receiving the Ambassador, President Obama said that Pakistan and the US have a long standing relationship, based on mutual respect and shared recognition that a strong partnership between the two nations is vital to regional and international security.

President Obama also noted that he remains committed to deepening and strengthening the bilateral relationship.

Ambassador Jilani stated that during his tenure in Washington DC, it would be his priority to strengthen the Pakistan-US relationship to reflect the mutual desire on both sides to continue with the ongoing robust security cooperation.




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