Acting USAID Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt on Wednesday renewed US commitment towards helping Pakistan in overcoming the energy crisis, Radio Pakistan reported.
During a meeting with Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Lenhardt expressed these views while further discussing the state of economic cooperation as well as USAID assistance projects in Pakistan.
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"Energy, economic growth, stabilisation, education and health are the five priorities of USAID's programme in the country," Lenhardt added.
While appreciating the economic reforms undertaken by the government of Pakistan, he reiterated that US aims to work closely with all stakeholders on the respective projects, hence leading to sustainable development in Pakistan.
Meanwhile, Fatemi lauded USAID's efforts and contribution towards socio-economic development in the country.
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Tariq Fatemi expressed deep appreciation for the USAID's contribution to socio-economic development of Pakistan.