COAS Bajwa visits Pentagon, receives warm welcome

24 Jul, 2019 8:51 am

WASHINGTON DC (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Pentagon to receive historic and exemplary welcome by US forces on Tuesday.  

On arrival, the Army Chief was received by Chairman Joint Chief of Staff General Joseph F Dunford and was presented guard of honour with 21 gun salute.

According to the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), Gen Bajwa had a discussion session with Acting Secretary of Defence Richard V Spencer and the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS). Regional security situation including Afghan peace process was discussed.

The Secretary and CJCS acknowledged contributions of Pakistan Army in war against terrorism and role towards Afghan peace process.

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff also met Chief of Staff US Army General Mark A Milley. Matters related to security and bilateral military cooperation were discussed.

Later, the Army Chief visited Arlington National Cemetery to pay homage to US National heroes. A special ceremony was held at cemetery playing national anthem of both countries.

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