Pakistan will continue to support peace efforts: Qamar Bajwa
12 September, 2017
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa has conveyed to the Australian leadership that while Pakistan will continue to support peace efforts, it expects its security concerns are also addressed, the ISPR said.
The COAS said this during his meetings with Australia's civil and military leaders on Monday. He is in Canberra on a two-day official visit.
Earlier upon his arrival at the Defence Forces Headquarters, he was given a tri-service guard of honour," the statement added. Gen Bajwa called on Australian Army Chief Lt Gen Angus J Campbell and Naval Chief Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett.
Later, he met Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defence Minister Marise Payne AR at the Australian Parliament House. "During these meetings with Australian military and civilian leadership, [the] COAS highlighted regional security situation and Pakistan Army's contributions towards peace and stability," the ISPR added.