Obama, Sharif to meet next week

By Lalit K Jha

WASHINGTON, (PNA/PTI) — President Barack Obama will meet Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, during which the two leaders will stress on highlighting importance and resilience of bilateral ties, the White House has said.

The meeting will also provide an opportunity to strengthen cooperation on issues of mutual concern such as energy, trade and economic development, regional stability, and countering violent extremism, it said.