Mrs Angela Ageler, US Charge d’ Affairs to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today.
According to the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), during the meeting, matters of mutual interest and overall regional security situation including recent developments in the Afghan Peace Process were discussed in detail.
COAS welcomed President Biden’s announcement of the withdrawal of US forces from Afganistan by September 2021. He further reiterated that a prosperous, stable and peaceful Afghanistan is in the best interest of Pakistan in particular and the region in general. COAS also hoped for greater Pak-US bilateral cooperation in all domains in future.
The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s sincere efforts for bringing peace and stability in the region, especially the Afghan Peace Process and also assured of US continued assistance for the common cause of peace in Afghanistan.
It should be noted that while announcing the withdrawal from Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden had said that US objectives in Afghanistan had become very unclear during the last decade.