Pak-Afghan ties vital for regional peace, security: COAS

Pak-Afghan ties vital for regional peace, security: COAS

RAWALPINDI: US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Olson approached the Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, ISPR said Saturday.

In an announcement, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan military said the Army Chief and Richard Olson traded sees on territorial security especially circumstance in Afghanistan.

Later, US designation drove by Senator John McCain held a meeting with the Army Chief and talked about two-sided relations and provincial security.

Talking on the event, General Raheel accentuated on powerful Pak-Afghan fringe administration and said, “Stable Afghanistan is in light of a legitimate concern for Pakistan. Relations between the two neighbors are fundamental for provincial peace and security.”

Representative John McCain recognized Pakistan’s accomplishment in hostile to dread operations especially Zarb-e-Azb and termed these accomplishments ‘wonderful’.

Prior, Richard Olson held meeting with Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry in Islamabad.

“They examined the territorial security circumstance and endeavors for peace and strength in Afghanistan,” expressed an official statement issued by Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Saturday.

The outside secretary underlined Pakistan’s attention on compelling fringe administration on Afghanistan-Pakistan outskirt with a perspective to upgrading security and counter-terrorism endeavors.