US Secretary of State Anthony Blankenship has congratulated Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on taking over as Foreign Minister.
According to sources, in the telephone conversation, the two Foreign Ministers had essential discussions on bilateral relations and the situation in the region.
It is to be noted that this is the first contact between the US counterpart since Bilawal Bhutto became the Foreign Minister.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has confirmed the US Secretary of State’s phone call on the social networking website Twitter.
Bilawal Bhutto said in his tweet that he had received a call from US Secretary of State Anthony Blanken, thanking him for congratulating him on taking office.
They discussed the strengthening of mutually beneficial and broad-based relations, promoting peace, development, and security, and agreed that a relationship based on mutual respect is the way forward.