US Prez Obama to visit Pak in 2011: White House

Posted By: Mamatha
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Washington, Oct 21: After meeting the Pakistani delegation led by Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the White House official said in a statement that US President Barack Obama will visit Pakistan in 2011, but not during his recent trip to Asia, 2010.

"The President Obama explained that he would not be stopping in Pakistan during his trip to Asia in the month of Nov, 2010 and committed to visiting Pakistan in 2011," White House official said.

The White House welcomed Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to Washington, however no date was specified.

Obama will land India in the first week of Nov 2010 and then he will visit Indonesia, South Korea and Japan.

Obama will be away from the US for almost 12 days, one of the longest tours during his presidency, and will return to Washington DC on Nov 14.

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