US to resume military training programme for Pakistan.


WASHINGTON DC -- The Trump administration has approved a resumption of Pakistan's participation in a coveted US military training and educational programme more than a year after it was suspended, the State Department said. The decision to resume Islamabad's participation in the International Military Education and Training Programme, or IMET for more than a decade a pillar of USPakistani military ties underscores warming relations that have followed meetings this year between US President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Washington also has credited Islamabad with helping to facilitate negotiations on a US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. The talks recently resumed between...

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