RAWALPINDI: Japanese Ambassador Wada Mitsuhiro called on Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters on Thursday and expressed his grief over the devastation caused by floods in Pakistan and offered full support to the affected people, an Inter-Services Public Relations press release said.

The Japanese envoy also offered sincere condolence to the families of flood victims.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and collaboration and partnership in humanitarian measures were also discussed.

Ambassador Mitsuhiro also appreciated Pakistan Army’s efforts to assist the civil administration in rescue and relief efforts in flood-affected areas.

The COAS said Pakistan valued Japan’s role in global and regional affairs and looked forward to enhancing bilateral relations with Japan.

Published in Dawn, September 23rd, 2022

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