LAHORE (Staff Report) – US Consul General in Lahore Zachary V. Harkenrider has said that Pak-US ties will remain important for the US government irrespective of the fact who wins the upcoming US presidential elections.

Addressing a function in Lahore, he said any government in Pakistan understands and values its relationship with the United States. The situation is similar in the United States.

The US Consul General said that democracy and political institutions were becoming stronger in Pakistan.