Gen Bajwa discusses Afghan peace process with Qatar’s special envoy

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Source: FILE/Online

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has appreciated the contributions and constructive role played by Qatar in facilitating and hosting the Afghan peace process.

According to Inter-Services Public relations, Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister for Counter-Terrorism and Mediation of Conflict Resolution of Qatar Doctor Mutlaq Bin Majed Al-Qahtani, called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent updates on Afghan situation, facilitation of reconciliation process in Afghanistan and cooperation in various fields were discussed in detail.

The statement said that Gen Bajwa appreciated the contributions and highly constructive role played by Qatar in facilitating and hosting Afghan Peace Process and hoped for continuous cooperation for ensuring regional peace and stability in the region.

The visiting dignitary also appreciated Pakistan’s consistent efforts for peace and stability in the region and pledged to keep working for strengthening relations between the two countries.

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has recently returned from a two-day official visit to Qatar. During the visit, the army chief called on Dr Khalid Bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, deputy prime minister and minister of state for defence affairs, and Lt Gen Ghanim Bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim, chief of staff of the Qatar Armed Forces.

During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, defence and security cooperation and regional, geopolitical environment were discussed. Gen Bajwa said that both the countries shared great history of cordial relations and deep spirit of brotherhood, which were being transformed into an enduring partnership.

The COAS also appreciated the role of Qatar in the Afghan peace process. The Qatari dignitaries praised Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region.