Ambassador Masood Khan met US Congressman William R. (Bill) Keating and Representative Brad Schneider to brief them about phased repatriation of undocumented foreigners from Pakistan.
Situation in the Middle East and the upward trajectory in Pak-US relations was also discussed with a shared commitment to continue working together for strengthening Pak-US bilateral ties.
“Productive engagement with Congressman Bill Keating today on Pakistan’s phased repatriation of undocumented foreigners. Also discussed evolving situation in Middle East. Will work together to strengthen ties,” wrote the Ambassador on X, formerly Twitter, after meeting with Representative Bill Keating.
Congressman William R. (Bill) Keating represents Massachusetts’ 9th Congressional District and was elected to the United States House of Representatives. He is a senior member of the House, sitting on both the Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees; and currently serves as Chairman of the Europe, Eurasia, Energy and Environment subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Announcing his meeting on X, Rep. Keating said, “Productive meeting with Pakistani Ambassador Masood Khan regarding the opening of an IOM facility to process US-bound Afghan allies in Pakistan. As I wrote to the Ambassador in Oct., we will continue to protect Afghans and their families who risked their lives to protect the US from terrorism.”
During meeting with Representative Brad Schneider, the Ambassador had the opportunity to listen to his views and insights on durable peace in the Middle East.
Pak envoy also briefed Congressman Schneider on phased repatriation of undocumented foreigners from Pakistan. Ways to ways to address climate change and the issue of unregulated migration also came under discussion.