Washington, July 11 -- Counterterrorism is expected to figure prominently in US President Donald Trump's first meeting with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on July 22, White House said on Wednesday.

"President Trump and Prime Minister Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defence, energy, and trade, with the goal of creating the conditions for a peaceful South Asia and an enduring partnership between our two countries," White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said. The visit is expected to "focus on strengthening cooperation between the United States and Pakistan to bring peace, stability, and economic prosperity to a region that has seen far too much conflict".

Though this will be their first meeting...