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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan

President Obama will host Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan at the White House on Thursday, October 22.  The visit will highlight the enduring nature of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and provide an opportunity to strengthen our cooperation on issues of mutual concern, including economic growth, trade and investment, clean energy,  global health, climate change, nuclear security, counterterrorism, and regional stability.  The President looks forward to discussions with Prime Minister Sharif on ways we can advance our shared interest in a stable, secure, and prosperous Pakistan.