Rawalpindi, 18 December 2021 (TDI): Special Representative of Germany for Afghanistan & Pakistan (SRAP) Jasper Wieck met with General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS).
Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) released the information about important meetings. During the meetings bilateral interest, Afghanistan’s growing situation, and other matters of mutual interest have been discussed. The military media wing reports.
Special Representative of Germany for Afghanistan and Pakistan is here in Islamabad to attend the 17th OIC Extraordinary Summit hosted by Pakistan on Afghanistan
Germany Envoy Meeting with COAS
Mr. Jasper Wieck, Special Representative of Germany for Afghanistan & Pakistan (SRAP) called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today.
During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security, the current situation in Afghanistan & collaboration/partnership in Humanitarian measures were discussed. COAS said that Pakistan values Germany’s role in global and regional affairs and we look forward to enhancing our bilateral relationship.
COAS said that the world can ill afford to have an unstable Afghanistan, prone to economic collapse. COAS stressed the need for global convergence and sincere efforts to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe. He underscored the importance of peace and reconciliation initiatives in Afghanistan.
The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in the Afghan situation, special efforts for border management, role in regional stability and pledged to play his part for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.
Pakistan and the Federal Republic of Germany established diplomatic relations on 15 October 1951. Pakistan is a key partner in Asia today. This applies especially to issues of regional stability, in which Pakistan plays an important role.
Pakistan plays an important role in stability in the region as one of Afghanistan’s neighbors. In light of developments on the ground, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas traveled to Islamabad for talks on 30 and 31 August.
The focus of his talks was on stabilizing the region as well as enabling German nationals, local employees, and Afghans in special need of protection to leave the country.
The visit to Karachi by the frigate Bayern at the beginning of September underscored the importance of security policy cooperation. Its mission is a major contribution to implementing the policy guidelines in the Indo-Pacific region.
Among other things, both countries aim to strengthen security policy cooperation with the region.