US special envoy Thomas West calls on COAS General Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said Pakistan desires to maintain the tradition of bilateral engagement and wish for a long term and multi-domain enduring relationship with the United States.

He was talking to US Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West, who called on him, in Rawalpindi on Friday.

General Bajwa reiterated the need for global convergence on Afghanistan for avoiding looming humanitarian crises and coordinated efforts for the economic uplift of the Afghan people.

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in the Afghan situation, special efforts for border management, role in regional stability and pledged to play his part for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

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

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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