WASHINGTON – The United States Sunday greeted Pakistan on its 75th Independence Day, hoping that the relationship between the two countries would continue to grow.
In a statement, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, “In addition to 75 years of independence, this year also marks 75 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Pakistan.
“We enjoy robust cooperation in many sectors, from the tens of thousands of Pakistani exchange students who have come to the United States to the 77 million COVID-19 vaccine dos
es we have committed to Pakistan through COVAX. “The United States continues to be Pakistan’s largest export destination and I am confident our relationship will continue to grow. As we commemorate our 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations, let us resolve to renew and strengthen our partnership for the next 75 years and beyond. “We congratulate you on this important milestone and wish you a Happy Independence Day!”