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CIA chief likely to visit Pakistan

CIA chief likely to visit Pakistan

world Updated: Mar 20, 2009 19:19 IST

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief Leon E Panetta is likely to visit Pakistan on Friday, officials said.

Panetta will travel to Pakistan from India as part of the second phase of his tour to South Asia, IRNA reported. This was his first foreign visit after becoming the CIA chief.

In Islamabad, he will meet Pakistan army chief, general Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) director general Ahmad Shujaa Pasha and Interior Ministry advisor Rehman Malik.

Panetta will discuss the war on terror, the Pakistan-Afghanistan border situation, the Mumbai terror attack and other issues with Pakistan.

First Published: Mar 20, 2009 19:14 IST