Rawalpindi, 18 October 2021 (TDI): The United States (US) Chargé d’affaires to Pakistan, Angella Aggeler, met Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa. The meeting took place at General Headquarter, Rawalpindi.
During the meeting, both officials discussed matters of mutual interest. They also exchanged views on the emerging dynamics in Afghanistan. Additionally, both officials deliberated over the prospects of enhancing bilateral cooperation between the United States and Pakistan in diverse sectors.
The Chief of Army Staff reiterated the need for positive engagement of the international community in Afghanistan. He said it is imperative for averting a humanitarian and economic crisis in Afghanistan. The Army Chief further added instability in Afghanistan is a threat to not only regional peace and stability but also global stability. He urged the international community to make coordinate efforts for development in Afghanistan.
The visiting dignitary Ms. Angella Aggeler appreciated Pakistan’s humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. She also acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts for peace in Afghanistan, in particular, and its role in maintaining regional peace and stability, in general.
She consented to improve diplomatic relations with Pakistan at all levels.