During his talks with Kerry, Nawaz also emphasised Pakistan’s desire to get access to the American markets to boost economy and assistance in overcoming the energy crisis. For his part, Kerry reiterated the US government’s stance on the Diamer-Bhasha Dam project and said his country will facilitate its construction.
The meeting with the Pakistan Prime Minister and subsequent meetings held by the US Secretary of State suggests that relations between the two countries are on the mend. This may also have to with the change in leadership at the top in Pakistan. Sharif described Kerry as “a wonderful friend” after their meetings.