Pakistan safe for sports, tourism, business, says COAS

General Bajwa maintains Islamabad committed to peace in the region

By: News Desk      Published: 03:34 PM, 21 Sep, 2021
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Greek Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Papastavrou in a meeting with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ.

Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has declared that Pakistan is safe for sports, tourism and business activities, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The Army Chief made the comments during his meeting with His Excellency Mr Andreas Papastavrou, Greek Ambassador to Pakistan, who called on the COAS at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the ISPR.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation especially current the situation in Afghanistan and cooperation in various fields were discussed.

The COAS said that Pakistan remained committed to cooperating with its international partners for peace in the region and ensuring a stable and prosperous future for the Afghan people.

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The COAS reiterated that Pakistan is safe for all sorts of international tourism, sports and business activities and they encourage healthy bilateral exchanges in all areas of common interest.

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan's efforts in controlling COVID-19 through a coordinated national response.

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He also hailed Pakistan's role in the Afghan situation including successful evacuation operations and efforts for regional stability.