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

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