Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the strategic dialogue between US and Pakistan would remove misunderstanding between both the countries, adding that, Pakistan-US partnership is in the best interest of the world. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said this while addressing in the ceremony organized by Pakistan embassy in US with regard to Pakistan Day. Defense Minister Ahmed Mukhtar, Chief of the Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Finance Adviser Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and federal secretaries, Pakistan's ambassador to US Hussain Haqqani, top American officials including President Obama's National Security Adviser James Jones, lawmakers, US ambassador in Islamabad Anne Paterson and US Senator John Kerry attended the reception. The representative of Pakistani community on the occasion vowed to work hard for development of Pakistan. The Foreign Minister told the participants that Pakistan wants long-term relations with US. During last year two years, Pakistan has made substantial progress in several fields including economy and democratic reforms despite facing many challenges. The country's armed forces have dismantled the backbone of militants, he said. We have suffered enormous loss in war against terrorism and the international community is also acknowledged our sacrifices, he said. We would enter in dialogue with open mind, he said while hoping the talks would be constructive. For the first time, the US is going to hold strategic dialogue with Pakistan at foreign minister level. Pakistan's interest would be preserved in the dialogue, he said. The democracy has been restored in Pakistan and now it is being strengthened, Qureshi remarked. Speaking at the occasion, Pakistan's ambassador to US Hussain Haqqani said that the dialogue between Pakistan and US would cover all issue and ways and means would be discussed to strengthen relations between both countries.