COAS Bajwa says Pak-US security cooperation key to regional stability

  • Senator McCain appreciates Pak Army’s contributions and sacrifices in war on terror
  • Army chief says Pakistan shall continue its efforts for peace, stability

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa stressed that security cooperation between Pakistan and US is a key to bring peace and stability to the region.

During a meeting with a visiting delegation of US senate (Armed Services Committee) led by Senator John McCain on Sunday, COAS reiterated that Pakistan has done its best despite constraints and shall continue its efforts for peace and stability, ISPR reported.

Delegation included Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator David Perdue and senior members of staff. Jonathan, US Charge d’ Affairs to Pakistan also accompanied the delegation.

The delegation was briefed about regional security situation including Afghanistan. The delegation was briefed how Pakistan has positively contributed towards peace and stability in the region.

“COAS thanked the Senators for the visit and efforts for forging mutual understanding of the Geo-Pol / security situation and challenges ahead,” the press release added.

Senator McCain appreciated and acknowledged Pak Army’s contributions and sacrifices in war on terror. The senator also agreed on importance of Pak-Afg security cooperation and coordination