Kerry Lugar Bill a 'milestone', critics should read it first: Clinton.Byline: ANI
Washington, Oct.7 (ANI): Terming the Kerry-Lugar Bill a 'milestone' in Pak-US bilateral bilateral /bi·lat·er·al/ (-lat´er-al) having two sides, or pertaining to both sides.
1. Having or formed of two sides; two-sided.
2. relations, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has asked all critics of the 1.5 billion dollar annual assistance package to first read the Bill.
Addressing a joint press conference with Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Shah is a Persian term for a monarch (ruler) that has been adopted in many other languages. This term is a Post Islamic Revolution term for monarchs in Iran which is replaced by valie faghih or Supreme Leader. Mehmood Qureshi in Washington, Clinton said the focus of the Kerry Lugar Bill would be to improve education, health and other basic amenities in the troubled nation.
Clinton said Washington would continue its cooperation with Pakistan in order to help to overcome all crises it is facing currently.
"We want to play our role to remove poverty and improve health and education sectors in Pakistan," The News quoted Clinton, as saying.
"A US team will visit Pakistan in the current month to hold dialogue on energy crisis faced by the country," she added.
Responding to questions regarding wide scale discontent among Pakistani leaders and public over the massive expansion of the US embassy in Islamabad, Qureshi said Washington has no intention of Pakistan's micro-management.
"Islamabad will compromise on the national sovereignty. US wants to establish long-term relationship with Pakistan. It respects the sovereignty of Pakistan and does not want to destabilize de·sta·bi·lize
tr.v. de·sta·bi·lized, de·sta·bi·liz·ing, de·sta·bi·liz·es
1. To upset the stability or smooth functioning of: it," Qureshi added.
He said the Kerry-Lugar Bill would improve the living standards living standards npl → nivel msg de vida
living standards living npl → niveau m de vie
living standards living npl of the Pakistanis.
When asked about the meeting with his Indian counterpart counterpart n. in the law of contracts, a written paper which is one of several documents which constitute a contract, such as a written offer and a written acceptance. , S.M. Krishna, on the margins of the UN General Assembly, Qureshi said the meeting was positive.
"It was an opportunity to understand each other," Qureshi said. (ANI)
Copyright 2009 Asian News International The Asian News International (ANI) agency provides multimedia news to China and 50 bureaus in India. It covers virtually all of South Asia since its foundation and presently claims, on its official website, to be the leading South Asia-wide news agency. (ANI) - All Rights Reserved.
Provided by Syndigate.info an Albawaba.com company