COAS Bajwa, UK Defence chief discuss Afghanistan humanitarian crisis

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has stressed upon the urgency for devising an institutional mechanism for channelling humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe.

In a telephonic conversation with Chief of Defence Staff of the United Kingdom Admiral Sir Antony David Radakin today [Thursday], he also reiterated that Pakistan wants cordial ties with all its neighbours in pursuit of regional peace and prosperity.

General Bajwa also congratulated the Admiral on assuming new appointment and hoped that he would play his role in further strengthening cooperation between the two countries.

During the call, matters of mutual interest including military cooperation, regional security and current security and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan were discussed.

The British dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation, role in regional stability and pledged to play his part for further improvement in security cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

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