PM Nawaz Sharif to meet President Obama today
President Obama will receive Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at White House to discuss mutual cooperation in defence, energy and other fields. The regional situation with particular reference to Pakistan’s ties with Kabul and New Delhi likely to be discussed the meeting.
According to sources, Sharif will also take up the matter of Indian subversive activities in the meeting with President Barack Obama today.
Pakistan has long been accusing India of sponsoring terrorist outfits in its Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), Balochistan and Karachi.
Officials from the military as well as the civil administration have repeatedly said that the India spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has been funding and supporting terrorists and militants in order to undermine Pakistan’s efforts to root out terrorism menace.
The prime minister will also highlight his government’s policies for revival of the country’s economy, fight against terrorism, and other issues.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister, who has been on the US visit on the invitation of President Obama, Wednesday in a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry, apprised him about the destabilising role being played by Indian intelligence agencies in Pakistan’s tribal areas, Balochistan and Karachi.
Three separate dossiers containing evidence of Indian involvement in subversive activities were also handed over to the US officials by Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.