COAS Bajwa and PM Imran Khan discuss Pakistan’s security affairs

COAS Bajwa and PM Imran Khan discuss Pakistan’s security affairs

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ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday called on PM Imran Khan and discussed with him national security of Pakistan among other affairs, a spokesman for the PM’s office revealed.

Moreover, besides national security, the spokesman said, the two figures also discussed professional affairs pertaining to military.

Sources informed media channels that Imran Khan and Qamar Bajwa shared views on matters regarding ongoing anti-terrorism operations and national action plan (NAP).

The progress with regard to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) requirements also came under discussion at the meeting, they said.

Also, the premier and army chief discussed the visit of US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to Islamabad and Afghan peace process, the sources added.

Earlier in the day, Khalilzad called on Khan and conveyed him best wishes from US President Donald Trump.

“The US leadership is looking for a peaceful solution to the Afghanistan issue and mutual cooperation between the two sides,” he told Khan.

Khan responded by saying, “Pakistan wants a political solution to the issue.”

A day earlier, Khalilzad also met with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and had reiterated President Trump’s desire to seek Pakistan’s cooperation for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The US envoy also held a meeting with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Tuesday.

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