The point seems to be the US takes a top down approach always, supporting and reinforcing existing power pyramids. The US sees India as strong and Pakistan as weak so treats them accordingly. Pakistan naturally doesn’t like this too much since it is not able to rectify its past suffering and destabilization and exploitation and being generally pushed down into the AfPak mud.
The Pakistani ambassador should not have explained quite so effusively the thinking in Islamabad. When you are explaining you are losing.