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Press Release

Rawalpindi- November 16, 2017

General Joseph L. Votel Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) today.
Discussion focused on regional security situation/ Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan border management and Pakistan’s positive contributions towards peace and stability in the region. COAS said that peace in Afghanistan is more important for Pakistan than any other country, also reiterated that Pakistan has done its best despite constraints and shall continue efforts for the sake of it’s future, in line with aspirations of Pakistani people. However, the same was not being reciprocated as evident from the continued attacks from across the border.
Visiting dignitary appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Army's contributions and Pakistan’s sacrifices in War against terror.