ISLAMABAD – Finance Minister Ishaq Dar congratulated people of US on behalf of people of Pakistan on their National and Election Day and maintained that Pakistan looks forward to work closely with the new administration in persuasion of our common ideas of freedom, democracy, peace and prosperity.

The Finance Minister attended National Day and Election Day of US on Wednesday as chief guest on behalf of the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Speaking on the occasion, he said we deeply appreciate the development co-operation the two countries have had over the years.

American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale stated after elections, there will be no shift in the policy regarding relations Pakistan and America. He said Pakistan and the US are trade partners and their ties are not limited to one sector.

He said relations between Pakistan and America is stable. He said US supports democracy in Pakistan.-Online