Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani today met with Senator John McCain at the Hill. Senator McCain is a senior republican leader and member of both the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees. Ambassador Jilani briefed the Senator on the recent developments in the bilateral relationship including several high level exchanges from the two sides. Ambassador also apprised the Senator on the gains made by the ongoing military operation in North Waziristan which was aimed at eliminating all the terrorists from the Pakistani soil without any discrimination. Senator McCain noted the Pakistani efforts in the war against terrorism and expressed the desire to work with the government of Pakistan to realize the common objectives of defeating terrorism and bringing peace and stability in the region Regional situation including Afghanistan was also discussed in the meeting.