United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees calls on COAS Bajwa

By: News Desk      Published: 09:06 PM, 16 Sep, 2021
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees calls on COAS Bajwa

His Excellency Mr Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Thursday called on  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ.

According to a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations, the matters of mutual interest, regional security, the current situation in Afghanistan and collaboration in humanitarian assistance were discussed during the meeting.

COAS reiterated the need for convergence of global efforts to avert the humanitarian and refugee crisis in Afghanistan.

COAS also appreciated the role of UNHCR in promoting UN core values and their response during crises.

The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan's effort for hosting four  Million Afghan refugees for over four decades.

 He also appreciated Pakistan's role in the Afghan situation including the provision of humanitarian aid/ assistance and pledged to play their role for further improvement in cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.

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