COAS visits Pentagon, meets US military leadership Ejaz Shah     

Fawad Maqsood July 24, 2019

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, visited Pentagon, according to the official web page of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday. On arrival, COAS was received by Chairman Joint Chief of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford. COAS was presented guard of honour with 21 gun salute.

COAS had discussion session with Acting Secretary of Defence Richard V. Spencer and CJCS.

Regional security situation including Afghan peace process was discussed.

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

COAS also met Chief of Staff US Army General Mark A Milley.

Matters related to security and bilateral military cooperation were discussed.

Later, COAS visited Arlington National Cemetery to pay homage to US National heroes.

A special ceremony was held at cemetery playing national anthem of both countries.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2019

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