Secretary Kerry Travel to Islamabad, Pakistan and London, United Kingdom

Press Statement
Jen Psaki
Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 31, 2013

Secretary Kerry has arrived in Islamabad, Pakistan, for consultations with the newly elected civilian government and to reinforce the United States’ continuing commitment to the Pakistani people. Secretary Kerry’s discussions will focus on a wide range of topics including promoting security, strengthening the Pakistani economy, and reinforcing people-to-people ties between the United States and Pakistan, in addition to regional topics of mutual interest.

While Secretary Kerry has traveled to Pakistan in the past as a U.S. Senator, this is his first visit as Secretary of State. Secretary Kerry will also stop in London, United Kingdom, for meetings en route back to Washington.

PRN: 2013/0950