Gen. Bajwa Pays tribute to Syed Ali Gilani for his historical & selfless struggle for Kashmiris

Pak remains committed to make all-out efforts to ensure peace & stability in Afghanistan& supports an all-inclusive Afghan Govt: COAS

Pays tribute to Syed Ali Gilani for his historical & selfless struggle for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination


Dominic Raab MP, First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Common Wealth and Development Affairs (SOSFA), UK called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on Saturday.

According to a press release issued by ISPR, during the meeting, both the dignitaries deliberated upon issues of mutual interest, regional security, current situation in Afghanistan & measures to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields. Pakistan’s role in fighting COVID-19 and effective measures to control the spread of global pandemic also came under discussion. Both sides agreed to continue exploring avenues for collaboration in defence, training and counter terrorism domains.

COAS reiterated that Pakistan remains committed to make all-out efforts to ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan and supports an all-inclusive Afghan Government. Both reiterated the desire to further enhance bilateral relations including efforts for peace and security in the region and fight against COVID-19.

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The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in Afghan situation including successful evacuation operations, regional stability and pledged to play their role for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

Meanwhile Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured army’s full support and commitment to the Kashmir cause and the people of Kashmir.

Talking to AJK Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan Niazi, who called on him on Saturday, General Qamar Bajwa congratulated the AJK PM on assumption of his new office and expressed his best wishes for prosperity of the region of Kashmir.

During the meeting, situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir including continued Indian unilateralism in IIOJK and situation along Line of Control was discussed.

On the occasion, the Army Chief paid tribute to Syed Ali Gilani for his historical and selfless struggle for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination.

The Prime Minister AJK appreciated the Army’s contribution towards security and development in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.