ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Pakistan is expected to discuss a comprehensive strategy to tackle militancy and extremism in the region with US special envoy Richard Holbrooke who is due here Monday (today), the Foreign Office said. President Barack Obama just two days after his inauguration last month named Holbrooke as special US representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan. Holbrooke is arriving today on a three-day visit to Pakistan for meetings with President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and 'in-depth talks' with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Foreign Office said in a statement here on Sunday. "Pakistan has welcomed the appointment of Holbrooke and looks forward to the beginning of a process of constructive engagement with the United States, especially in the wake of assumption of office by President Obama and his team," it said. "It is Pakistan's endeavour to develop a fresh perspective on issues of peace, security, stability and the development of the region and in particular address the issues of militancy, terrorism and extremism effectively, by adopting a comprehensive and holistic strategy," the statement said. Key US ally Pakistan also looks forward to 'further broadening and deepening of bilateral cooperation' with the United States, the statement added. Holbrooke, the architect of the 1995 Dayton Accord that ended the three-year Bosnian war, will be responsible for implementing an integrated strategy in US policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan, US officials have said.