US mulling extending assistance to Pakistan: Hale

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ISLAMABAD – US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale said on Thursday that his country wants to further strengthen economic & trade ties with Pakistan.
“Trade and economic relationship is part of security but it’s more important than bullets,” he said during a call on meeting with Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir here.
He further said that the political climate in Pakistan is stable and US is considering extending assistance to Pakistan in economic & trade areas.