RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday again stressed upon the urgency for swiftly devising an institutional mechanism for channeling humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan in order to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe.
He said this in his meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi who called on him at GHQ on Friday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters pertaining to mutual interest, enhanced defence and security cooperation, regional security, current situation in Afghanistan and collaboration / partnership in Humanitarian measures were discussed in the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, the COAS said that Pakistan values Indonesia’s role in global and regional affairs and we look forward to enhance our bilateral relationship.
Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa stressed upon the urgency for swiftly devising an institutional mechanism for channeling humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan in order to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe. He underscored the importance of peace and reconciliation initiatives in Afghanistan.
Gen Bajwa emphasised that peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute is essential for stability in South Asia. He also reiterated that Pakistan wants cordial ties with all its neighbours in pursuit of regional peace and prosperity.