Pakistan, US to enhance defence and security cooperation
COAS says Pakistan desires to maintain tradition of bilateral engagement with the United States
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A delegation headed by Counselor, US State Department Derek H. Chollet Thursday called on General Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Qamar Javed Bajwa, at GHQ, said a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
During the meeting, matters of mutual interests, regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed.
COAS said that Pakistan desires to maintain this tradition of bilateral engagement and multi-domain enduring relationship with the United States (US). Both sides agreed upon enhancing defence and security cooperation.
The visiting dignitaries expressed their grief over the devastation caused by ongoing floods in Pakistan and offered sincere condolence to the families of the victims.
They offered USA’s support to the people of Pakistan at this hour of need. The dignitaries appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for regional stability and also pledged to play their role in enhancing cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.
COAS thanked for USA’s support and reiterated that assistance from our global partners shall be vital in the relief/ rehabilitation of the flood victims.