Rawalpindi, March 02, 2016 (PPI-OT):COAS on way back from Tajikistan had brief stopover at Kabul. Apart from attending change of Command Ceremony of Resolute Support Mission. Held meetings with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at Palace and separately with US Military Leadership including CJS General Dunford, CENTCOM General Austin and Resolute Support Mission Commander General Nicholson.
Focus of discussion; regional security, border management, operation coordination of Shawal Operation to check terrorists trying to flee across border into Afghanistan. Meetings Reviewed and expressed their optimism for positive outcome of reconciliation process being pursued through the ongoing QCG framework.
COAS reiterated whole hearted support to Afghanistan leadership for peace, stability in Afghanistan. Afghan leadership acknowledged Pak Army’s efforts and achievements in war vs terrorism and its role for bringing regional peace, stability.
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