The United States has described its relations with Pakistan incredibly important.

Talking to newsmen in Washington , Deputy National Security Advisor, Ben Rhodes said U.S.-Pakistan relationship is now on an upward trajectory with growing confidence in high-level engagement.

He praised Pakistan's ongoing operations against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan militants.

He emphasized that United States' relations with Pakistan and India are not at expense of the other.

Ben Rhodes said the U.S.-Pakistan relationship will be one of the subjects to come up under discussion during Obama's visit to India on 26th January.

The Advisor said the United States encourages dialogue between Pakistan and India for resolution of outstanding issues.

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