Overview[ edit ] Karakoram Highway connects the two states, it is also sometimes referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Pakistan has a long and strong relationship with China. The long-standing ties between the two countries have been mutually beneficial.
Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Fact Sheet August 23, More information about Pakistan is available on the Pakistan Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.
We have a multi-faceted relationship with Pakistan in areas ranging from counterterrorism to energy to trade and investment. Pakistani forces have made significant sacrifices in recent years to reclaim parts of the country previously held by militant groups.
In line with the South Asia strategy announced by the President in Augustthe United States continues to encourage Pakistan to take decisive action to prevent all militant and terrorist groups from using its territory. Pending this action, the United States suspended security assistance to Pakistan in January The United States has generally been one of the largest sources of foreign direct investment in Pakistan and is its largest export market.
Trade relations between the United States and Pakistan continue to grow and the U.
Bilateral Economic Relations Pakistan is the sixth largest country in the world by population and the 40th largest economy, with GDP growth reaching 5. Despite ongoing security concerns, Pakistan remains an attractive market for some U.
Civilian Assistance to Pakistan The primary focus of the U. Working with Departments across the U.
These priorities were determined in consultation with the government of Pakistan. Bilateral Representation The U. Ambassador to Pakistan is David Hale.
More information about Pakistan is available from the Department of State and other sources, some of which are listed here:Trump generated banner headlines for putting Pakistan on notice, but his comments about India are more consequential—and problematic—for U.S.-Pakistan relations.
Former cricket star Imran Khan swept to power in a disputed Pakistani election, upending the political landscape in a fragile democracy that now stands to be led by a sharp critic of the U.S. May 11, · Pakistan and the United States imposed travel restrictions on each others’ diplomats on Friday in a tit-for-tat dispute that reflects the deterioration of relations between the countries.
February 20, U.S. provision of sophisticated Lockheed-Martin F fighter jets to the Pakistan Air Force has been a particular sore point for the Indian government for decades, since the Reagan administration made them available to Islamabad following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Feb 01, · Pakistan’s defense minister said his country is determined to retain a positive relationship with the U.S.
despite President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend military aid to the nuclear. More information about Pakistan is available on the Pakistan Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet..
U.S.-PAKISTAN RELATIONS. The United States established diplomatic relations with Pakistan following the country’s .