RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that every Afghan was as dear to him as every Pakistani.

The COAS while expressing his views said, “Every Afghan is dear to me as every Pakistani, I am as hurt for every Afghan who is a victim of terrorism as much as I am for every Pakistani” to Afghan media members.

A 13-member Afghan media delegation is on a visit to Pakistan. The delegation includes journalists from renowned Afghan media outlets. The delegation visited MOFA, Ministry of SAFRON, Ministry of Commerce, Higher Education Commission (HEC), HQ FC KP, NSA and ISPR.

According to the statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the purpose of the visit was to let Afghan media know efforts by Pakistan on the war against terrorism which is a common threat to both countries.

The delegation visited ISPR today. Representatives of Pakistani media were also present. Director General Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) gave them detailed briefing about Pak- Afghan border and efforts by Pakistan made thus far.

The delegation was also briefed by heads of other ministries visited. Director General ISPR shared details of the meeting of Afghan Defence Attache at the UK with Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to the UK.