Ahsan Iqbal leaves for US on three-day official visit

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal proceeded to the United States on three-day official visit on Tuesday.

It has been learnt that Ahsan Iqbal will raise the matter of United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ recent statement against China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and conduct meetings with leaders of different countries on the sidelines of the session.

The purpose of these meetings will be to take the world leaders into confidence regarding CPEC, and to seek their support in anti-drugs operation.

Sources have further revealed that the interior minister will give lectures on the role of CPEC at School of Advanced International Studies and Johns Hopkins University.