Indonesian Foreign Minister calls on COAS Bajwa
December 18, 2021 06:54 PM
Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Mrs Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi Saturday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS)General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations.
The ISPR statement said the matters of mutual interest, enhanced defence and security cooperation, regional security, current situation in Afghanistan & collaboration/partnership in Humanitarian measures were discussed during the meeting.
COAS said that Pakistan values Indonesia’s role in global and regional affairs and we look forward to enhancing our bilateral relationship.
COAS stressed the urgency for swiftly devising an institutional mechanism for channelling humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan in order to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe. He underscored the importance of peace and reconciliation initiatives in Afghanistan.
COAS emphasised that peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute is essential for stability in South Asia. He also reiterated that Pakistan wants cordial ties with all its neighbours in pursuit of regional peace and prosperity.
The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in the Afghan situation, special efforts for border management, role in regional stability and pledged to play her part for further improvement in diplomatic cooperation with Pakistan at all levels.