Britain's foreign secy calls on Pakistan Army Chief to discuss Afghan situation

09:53 AM | 4 Sep, 2021
Britain's foreign secy calls on Pakistan Army Chief to discuss Afghan situation
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RAWALPINDI – British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called on Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the military media wing said Saturday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), both sides discuss matters of mutual interest, including defense and security cooperation along with the current situation in Afghanistan.

The statement further cited that the two dignitaries discussed cooperation in multiple fields including security cooperation, joint training, and counter-terrorism domain.

COAS Gen Bajwa reiterated to work for peace and stability in Afghanistan, and he also assured to support the establishment of an inclusive government in the neighboring country.

Dominic Raab, during the meeting, said that diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan will be expanded at all levels. Pakistan played a key role in the current situation in Afghanistan, he said while commending Pakistan’s efforts in evacuations from Afghanistan.

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