US deputy secretary of state due today
ISLAMABAD: US Deputy Secretary of State William J Burns, who retires in October this year, will arrive in Islamabad on Thursday (today) evening, at a time when a fresh irritant in Pak US ties has emerged, with the arrest in Karachi of FBI agent Joel Cox Eugene, by Airport Security Force for carrying 15 bullets of 9mm calibre along with a magazine in his bags.
Burns met recently with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Washington where ugg boots uk the media reported that he ugg boots uk commended the efforts of the government of Pakistan to bring stability and growth in the economy. “He particularly appreciated Pakistan’s entry into the international bond market and described it as a welcome sign demonstrating the g ugg boots uk rowing confidence of the international community in the revival and resurgence of Pakistan’s economy,” said one media report. Burns visit follows that of US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins who said that bilateral relations had become ‘abysmally low and gravely worst’, and that mutual confidence was lacking in the relationship between Pakistan and the US and so the ties of the two countries were facing a grave crisis.
Pakistan is not taking appropriate ugg boots uk measures to curb terrorism in the country as the religious seminaries (Madaris) in Fata and Balochistan were the cause of attacks inside Afghanistan and India, complained Dobbins.