In Washington, Pak’s Bajwa Discusses India
WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) – Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa discussed matters related to India, China, and Afghanistan in his meetings with top US administration officials on his recent visit to Washington.
He was on a week-long visit to America, where he held meetings with top US officials.
Sources said Bajwa told the US officials that Pakistan seeks an early resolution of the Kashmir issue. He also called for improvement in bilateral relations, trade and investment between Pakistan and the US.
Meanwhile, General Bajwa was accorded an honor cordon by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon. Austin said that the “long-standing partnership” between the two countries continues.
The two leaders discussed long-standing defense partnership and areas of mutual interest between Pakistan and the US.
General Bajwa was heading the delegation, diplomatic sources said, terming the visit an important one that portrayed “robust relations” between the two countries.
During the visit, the army chief met the US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman during which “matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed,” according to the ISPR.