COAS General Bajwa offers training to Afghanistan Army in Pakistan

COAS General Bajwa offers training to Afghanistan Army in Pakistan

KABUL - The Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa has offered to train the Afghan security forces as he pledged full support in the fight against terrorism during his visit to Afghanistan on Sunday.

The media wing of the Pakistani military, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a statement said “During the meetings, issues of common interest came under discussion. Both sides reviewed the prevailing security environment in the region in general and the state of bilateral relationship in particular.”

The statement further added “An  exchange of views and perspectives spanned the full range of Pak-Afghan relationship. Issues related to long-term peace, cooperation against the shared threats, coordination between respective counter-terrorism campaigns to restrict space for non-state actors, intelligence sharing, trade and commerce, and people-to-people contacts were discussed.”

“COAS offered Pakistan’s complete support in achieving shared interests in war against terrorism including training and capacity building of Afghan Security Forces,” the statement added.

Gen. Bajwa accompanied by a delegation of high level Pakistani officials arrived in Kabul on Sunday.

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