Ambassador Richard Olson Travel to Pakistan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 7, 2016

Ambassador Richard Olson, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, traveled to Islamabad on February 6 to participate in the third meeting of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG). The QCG is a partnership between Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and the United States that seeks to promote a conducive environment for the commencement of Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace talks aimed at reducing violence and establishing lasting peace in Afghanistan and the region. Ambassador Olson also met with senior Pakistani government officials to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues.