RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Fri­day said Pakistan desired to maintain the tradition of bilateral engagement and wished a long-term and enduring relationship with Bahrain.

The army chief expressed these views during a meeting with Speaker of the Cou­ncil of Represen­tatives of Kingdom of Bahrain Fawzia Bint Abdullah Zainal who cal­­led on him here, said an Inter-Services Public Relat­ions (ISPR) media release.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, current security situation in Afghanistan and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed.

The COAS reiterated the need for global convergence on Afghanistan to avoid humanitarian crisis and coordinated efforts for economic development of the Afghan people.

Published in Dawn, November 20th, 2021

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