Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to visit United States in January next year for the oath-taking ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump, a media reports said on Sunday.
Report about the Pakistan Prime Minister's visit to US comes after telephonic conversation between Sharif and Trump last week.
Sources here said Special Assistant to Sharif on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi is leaving for the US today to finalise the schedule of the visit.
Fatemi would stay in Washington for ten days and would meet the Trump team and discuss the ways to strengthen the bilateral ties between Pakistan and the US. He would brief the team about the role Pakistan played in the war on terror and Pakistan's policy towards Afghanistan and India.
According to media reports, Pakistan Foreign Office has been trying to arrange a possible visit of Sharif to Washington where Trump will assume charge of the Office of the President of the United States on January 20.
Sources say that Sharif has expressed his desire to attend Trump's oath taking ceremony.
The Pakistani Embassy in Washington DC has also started making requisite efforts to make this happen. It was reported that the Sharif may leave for the US on the January 18th or 19th.