Army chief discusses regional situation with Qatar leaders

Published July 8, 2021
In this file photo, COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa addresses the first Islamabad Security Dialogue. – DawnNewsTV/File
In this file photo, COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa addresses the first Islamabad Security Dialogue. – DawnNewsTV/File

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on a two-day official visit to Qatar, called on Dr Khalid Bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, deputy prime minister and minister of state for defence affairs, and Lt Gen Ghanim Bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim, chief of staff of the Qatar Armed Forces, on Wednesday, said a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, defence and security cooperation and regional/geopolitical environment were discussed. Gen Bajwa said that both the countries shared great history of cordial relations and deep spirit of brotherhood, which were being transformed into an enduring partnership.

The COAS also appreciated the role of Qatar in the Afghan peace process, said the press release.

The Qatari dignitaries praised Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region.

Published in Dawn, July 8th, 2021

Opinion

Gaming LNG
Updated 05 Aug 2021

Gaming LNG

What looked like rank incompetence about a year ago is now beginning to smack of malfeasance.
Healing the spirit
05 Aug 2021

Healing the spirit

ROC medal winners could not hear their national anthem being played.
Returning to a repressive order
Updated 04 Aug 2021

Returning to a repressive order

There is no sign of the Taliban showing any flexibility in their position and taking a more moderate stance.

Editorial

A tragic anniversary
Updated 05 Aug 2021

A tragic anniversary

Attempts to change IOK's demography should end and India must open channels with the genuine Kashmiri leadership.
05 Aug 2021

Currency pressure

THE increasing demand for dollars in the wake of surging imports and debt repayments has put significant pressure on...
05 Aug 2021

Protecting breastfeeding

A LOT has been said about the fact that 40pc of children under five years in Pakistan are stunted. The reasons...
PML-N’s dilemma
Updated 04 Aug 2021

PML-N’s dilemma

The road ahead for the PML-N is going to be long and bumpy no matter which narrative it follows.
04 Aug 2021

Attacks on cops

AMIDST cautious optimism that Pakistan may be finally beginning to achieve success in bringing the number of polio...
04 Aug 2021

Myanmar about-face

SIX months into the coup that sent Myanmar’s hybrid civ-mil government packing, the generals have made their...