Thomas West, United States Special Representative for Afghanistan, lauded Pakistan for organizing and hosting the extraordinary 17th Organization of Islamic Cooperation OIC summit. A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed that West met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and commended Pakistan’s special efforts for effective Pak-Afghan border management and pledged to contribute to improving diplomatic relations with Pakistan. Bajwa expressed gratitude to West for his participation in the session held by the OIC.
The COAS also discussed the mutual interest of the two countries, the unstable situation in Afghanistan, the security situation in the war-scarred country, and bilateral opportunities to enhance the relationship between the two countries.
The statement by ISPR read, “The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation, special efforts for effective Pak-Afghan border management and pledged to play his part for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels. He hailed Pakistan’s efforts for organizing CFM’s 17th Extraordinary Session of OIC.”
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