Berlin: 24 June 2021 (TDI): Pakistan’s COAS, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, arrives in Germany on an official visit on Thursday.
The Pakistani Chief called on the country’s Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Heiko Maas. The Special Representative for the Federal Government for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Mr. Markus Potzel was also present at the meeting.
As reported by ISPR, matters of mutual interest, overall regional security situation, and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed in the meeting.
Gen. Bajwa highlighted the significance of Pakistan’s relations with Germany and expressed the desire for enhanced bilateral cooperation. The German dignitaries acknowledged Pakistan’s continuous efforts for peace and stability in the region and pledged to further enhance bilateral relations between both countries.
Later, the Chief also visited Command & Staff College of Germany, where he addressed students and faculty members and shared his views on “Pakistan’s Regional and Internal Security Perspective”. Upon his arrival, the COAS was received by Major General Oliver Kohl, Commandant Bundeswehr Command & Staff College Hamburg, Germany.
The COAS spoke of the external and internal security challenges faced by Pakistan and measures taken to reduce the threats. He also said that the future of enduring peace in the world relies on the ability to resolve long pending issues within the region. This can only be achieved through meaningful international support to take on challenging regional issues.Focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic, Gen. Bajwa said that Pakistan’s Government along with other state institutions is doing its best to counter the challenges faced by Pakistan.