Published On: Thu, Nov 25th, 2021
Published in Category: Rawalpindi

‘Peace in Afghanistan means peace in Pakistan’

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Rawalpindi: Director to Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iran for Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and UK’s Special Representative on Afghanistan & Pakistan (SRAP) Nigel Casey called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Baiwa at General Headquarters Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including the recent developments in Afghanistan were discussed.

COAS said that Pakistan values UK’s role in global and regional affairs and we look forward to enhance our bilateral relationship. COAS also reiterated the need for global convergence on Afghanistan for avoiding humanitarian crisis and coordinated efforts for economic uplift of the Afghan people.

He re-emphasized that “Peace in Afghanistan means peace in Pakistan”.

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation, special efforts for border management, role in regional stability and pledged to play his part for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.