Pakistan wants long-term ties with Canada: Gen Bajwa

Published November 9, 2021
Deputy Foreign Minister of Canada Marta Morgan meets Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday. — APP
Deputy Foreign Minister of Canada Marta Morgan meets Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday. — APP

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Monday that Pakistan desired to maintain the tradition of bilateral engagement and wished for long-term and multi-domain enduring relationship with Canada.

The army chief expressed these views during a visit paid by Deputy Foreign Minister of Canada Marta Morgan, said an Inter-Services Public Relations press release.

According to it, the COAS reiterated the dire need for global convergence on Afghanistan to avoid humanitarian crisis.

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in evacuation operation in Afghanistan and regional stability and pledged to play her role for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, bilateral cooperation in various fields, overall regional situation and collaboration in humanitarian measures in Afghanistan were discussed.

Published in Dawn, November 9th, 2021

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