RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday assured an Uzbek government delegation of full cooperation and support from Pakistan in all initiatives aimed at improving regional cooperation, peace and stability.

The delegation headed by Lieutenant General Makhmudov Victor Vladimirovich, secretary security council under the president of Uzbekistan, met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ.

During the meeting matters of mutual interest, including security situation in the region, were discussed, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The ISPR statement said that the visiting delegation acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s sincere efforts and sacrifices in the war against terrorism and for stability in the region.

The Uzbek side expressed the need for actualising the great potential for cooperation among the two brotherly countries in all fields, including trade, connectivity, security and military-to-military cooperation, the ISPR added.

The Pakistan army chief reportedly thanked the delegation for their sentiments.