Nawaz Sharif reaches out to Trump, President-elect calls Pak a fantastic country
US president-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is willing to play any role that Pakistan wants to find solutions to outstanding problems.
US president-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is willing to play any role that Pakistan wants to find solutions to outstanding problems. Trump, who vowed to deport all Muslims from the US, mentioned Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif as "terrific guy", "has a very good reputation".
According to the text released by government's Press Information Department, Trump made these remarks in a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Sharif had called Trump to felicitate him on his recent victory.
The US president-elect also said it will be an honour for him to do so and he will personally do what is needed.
During the telephone conversation, Trump also praised Nawaz and expressed his desire to meet the prime minister soon.Trump added that Pakistan is an amazing country with tremendous opportunities and Pakistanis are some of the most intelligent people.
The prime minister also invited the president-elect of the United States. Trump, in reply, said he would love to visit the country and meet its people.
Earlier Islamabad has been unhappy over the growing closeness between New Delhi and Washington. And Trump also has been maintaining a strong connection with Prime minister Narendra Modi and India.
So the political world is looking forward whether this move from Donald Trump may create new equations between India and Pakistan or not.