Islamabad:Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday while highlighting the importance Pakistan’s relations with US, particularly security cooperation and efforts towards regional stability and said Pakistan has undertaken operations against terrorists of all hue and colour. This, he said, during a meeting with General Joseph L. Votel, Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) along with his delegation which called on the COAS here.
According to the ISPR, the COAS highlighted the importance Pakistan accords to its relations with the US, particularly security cooperation and efforts towards regional stability. The COAS said that Pakistan has undertaken operations against terrorists of all hue and colour. He reiterated his commitment to work in close coordination with Afghan security forces and US-led Resolute Support Mission (RSM) for improved security environment in Pakistan-Afghanistan border region.
While referring to Afghanistan and Pak-US relations, the COAS said that no other country has more interest in peace in Afghanistan than Pakistan. He further said that more than financial or material assistance, we seek acknowledgement of our decades long contributions towards regional peace and stability, understanding of our challenges and most importantly the sacrifices the Pakistani nation and its security forces have rendered in the fight against terrorism and militancy. US Ambassador to Pakistan Mr David Hale was also present.