Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Thursday said that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif participated in the ceremony organized on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Pakistan-US relations at the US Embassy in Islamabad.
“Our 75-year partnership is visible throughout 🇵🇰. Decades of assistance supported construction of schools, hospitals & highways. Pakistanis studied in 🇺🇸 & returned to key roles in business & government. We are one of the largest sources of foreign investment.” -DB #AmbBlome 1/3 pic.twitter.com/CzriBZJhFt
— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) September 29, 2022
The event started with a minute’s silence in solidarity with the flood victims of Pakistan.
During the ceremony, minute’s silence was also observed for those whose jobs were destroyed.
PM Shahbaz Sharif, US Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome, federal ministers and a large number of people participated in the ceremony.
Earlier, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken welcomed Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to the State Dept to reaffirm close partnership for economic prosperity, regional stability, and food security.
Blinken said:”I also emphasized our continued support for flood relief, including nearly $56.5 million in aid. #PakUSAt75″
Welcomed Pakistani Foreign Minister @BBhuttoZardari to the @StateDept to reaffirm our close partnership for economic prosperity, regional stability, and food security. I also emphasized our continued support for flood relief, including nearly $56.5 million in aid. #PakUSAt75 pic.twitter.com/TAZdFjh5zI
— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) September 27, 2022