Wants long-term relations with Sri Lanka in various fields: Army Chief

Rawalpindi: (ShaniPK) Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that he wants long term relations with Sri Lanka in various fields.

According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Army Public Relations (ISPR), the Sri Lankan Navy Commander called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Issues of mutual interest, regional security and the Afghan situation were discussed during the meeting.

On the occasion, the Army Chief said that they want a long-term relationship with Sri Lanka, long-term relations with Sri Lanka in various fields, regional countries need to work together for lasting peace and stability.

During the meeting, the Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy praised the professionalism of the Pakistani forces and pledged to work together in defense, training and counter-terrorism.

According to ISPR, Commander Sri Lankan Navy also appreciated Pakistan’s role in the Afghan situation and its role in special efforts for border management and regional stability.

Pakistan attaches importance to its relations with Australia: Army Chief

On the other hand, according to a statement issued by ISPR, General Qamar Javed Bajwa had a meeting with General Angus J. Campbell, Australian Chief of Defense Forces.

According to the statement, military cooperation, overall security situation in the region including Afghanistan was discussed in the meeting while efforts for peace and security in the region were also agreed upon in the meeting. The two sides also reaffirmed their commitment to enhance bilateral relations.

The ISPR also said that during the meeting, Australian Chief of Defense Forces General Angus J. Campbell acknowledged the professionalism of the Pakistan Armed Forces.

On the occasion, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa while talking to the Australian General said that Pakistan attaches importance to its relations with Australia.