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COAS Bajwa, Danish FM discuss regional security, Afghan situation

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RAWALPINDI: Danish foreign minister Jeppe Kofod on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed in Rawalpindi to discuss matters of mutual interest, regional security and current Afghan situation.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR), the Denmark foreign minister called on COAS Bajwa at GHQ on Friday.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security, current situation and collaboration/partnership in humanitarian measures in Afghanistan were discussed.

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan values its relations with Denmark and wants to enhance relations based on common interest.

The ISPR said that the army chief said that Pakistan values its relations with Denmark on the occasion. “We earnestly look forward to enhance mutually beneficial multi-domain relations based on common interest,” Gen Bajwa said as quoting the ISPR.

According to the ISPR, the foreign minister appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation including successful evacuation operations, efforts for regional stability and pledged to further improve cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

Earlier in the day, the Danish foreign minister in a meeting with PM Imran Khan had his 10 billion tree initiative and a range of measures taken by Pakistan towards climate resilient development.

Jeppe Kofod conveyed gratitude of Danish government for Pakistan’s support and facilitation for evacuation of their nationals and others from Afghanistan.

He also reaffirmed Denmark’s commitment to further strengthen bilateral ties and briefed on cooperation between the two countries, including through the proposed Green Partnership Agreement.