Main of Army Headquarters (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday met U.S. Central Command (Centcom) Commander Gen. Michael E. Kurilla at the Pakistan Army General Staff (GHQ) and discussed of mutual interest.
According to the military media wing, the Centcom commander had one-on-one meeting with army chief.
“Has the meaning of mutual interest, regional security situation and stability, defense and security cooperation, in particular military to military During the meeting, communications were discussed, ”the Interagency Public Relations Service (ISPR) reported.
It said that one-on-one call followed by a meeting at the level of delegations in which discussed the Pakistan Army’s efforts to combat terrorism and its significant contribution to regional peace and stability.
Pakistan-US military exchange program also came up for discussion.
“Visit of a dignitary acknowledged the commendable efforts of the Pakistan Army in in fight against terrorism, counter-terrorism experience and efforts for regional peace and stability,” the ISPR said in a statement. also visited the Army Museum and took keen interest in various historical fences.
Earlier, diplomatic sources reported. Dawn that United States and Pakistani officials considered various options visit of the commander of the army to the United States in end of August or beginning of September.
Last month General Bajwa also reached out to Washington to request help in ensuring early payment of funds of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He said with US Deputy Secretary of State of State Wendy Sherman and later State Department official rejected media assumptions that call was associated with current political situation in Pakistan.
Later Gen Bajwa also spoke with US Central Command Commander General Michael Eric Kurilla and, according to official statement, the two discussed “issues of mutual interests, regional stability, and defense and security cooperation in detail”.