Michelle Obama visits Pakistan Embassy in D.C.

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Published: May 28, 2016 10:58:49 PM

United States First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC for the first time today.

United States First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC for the first time today.

According to Dawn, Pakistan’s Ambassador to US Jalil Abbas Jilani shared pictures of the visit on Twitter.

“It was an absolute delight hosting FLOTUS at Pakistan House today,” Ambassador Jilani wrote in a Twitter post.

Michelle had last year announced a $70 million contribution to educate adolescent girls in Pakistan as part of her “Let Girls Learn” initiative.

The First Lady’s visit to the Pakistan Embassy comes at a time when relations between Pakistan and the US are strained over the drone strike in which Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was reported killed.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had called the strike a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty, to which the U.S. replied saying that they won’t stop targeting terrorists who are intent on hurting Americans.

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