(CNN) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan early Sunday for a visit aimed at improving relations between the two nations.
Her visit through Asia will include an international conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, and stops in South Korea and Vietnam. Clinton is expected to emphasize the need for better Pakistan-Afghanistan relations to help battle insurgents in tribal regions along their borders.
During the Pakistan leg of her trip, she will meet with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif Ali Zardari.
Clinton, who landed in Islamabad, will highlight the need for a closer relationship with Pakistan.