Japan's national security advisor calls on COAS Gen Bajwa, assures support for Afghan peace process

11:27 PM | 5 Dec, 2018
Japan's national security advisor calls on COAS Gen Bajwa, assures support for Afghan peace process
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RAWALPINDI - National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E Mr Kentaro Sonoura called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on Wednesday.

During the meeting at the General Headquarters, matters of mutual interest including bilateral security cooperation and overall regional situation were discussed, stated a communique issued by the media wing of armed forces.

'The worthy guest fully supported the peace in Afghanistan through political reconciliation,' it added.

The meeting comes at a time when US President Donald Trump has sought the help of Islamabad in reaching a peace agreement for stability in war-torn Afghanistan.

The Republican leader has forwarded a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan in this regard. Moreover, US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has also met the premier and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to discuss a peace plan for Pakistan's western neighbour.