US senator denies Biden administration interfering in Pakistani politics

WASHINGTON : Democrat Senator Chris Van Hollen has denied that the Biden administration is interfering in Pakistan’s politics.

He was talking to the media after attending a function of DMV Chapter of Pakistan Doctors Organisation here on Saturday night.

Senator Van Hollen said that he has been in contact with the Biden administration for a long time, the Biden administration is not interfering in Pakistani politics.

He said that no attempt had been made to meddle in internal affairs of Pakistan. It is up to the people of Pakistan to elect their leaders, he added.

It should be ensured that the will of the people of Pakistan is implemented, the US senator continued.

He stressed on free and fair elections in Pakistan. The United States, world and the people of Pakistan want that free and fair elections are held [in Pakistan], Senator Van Hollen stated.

He said that the Biden administration wanted a very strong and bilateral relationship with Pakistan as it was important for stability and security around the world.

Talking about the US contribution for Pakistan, he said America poured in aid to help rebuild Pakistan after devastating floods last year.

The US played a key role in fund raising for rehabilitation of flood-hit people and persuaded the IMF to announce emergency economic relief, the senator concluded.

Courtesy : Dunya news