New U.S. Envoy in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The new U.S. envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan arrives in Islamabad for a two-day visit. Frank Ruggiero is meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani at the Parliament house. The U.S. embassy in Pakistan says Ruggiero will hold further talks with government officials and other organizations, including the media. While there, he'll try to reinforce Washington's commitment to the nation. Ruggiero is assuming the position following the death of long-time foreign-policy expert Richard Holbrooke in December.

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