ISLAMABAD – Chief of Military Workers (COAS) Normal Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul as he visited the neighbouring nation on Tuesday.
The COAS made an unannounced go to to Kabul in reference to the continuing efforts to discover a answer to the US battle in Afghanistan, a battle which has lasted almost 20 years.
On its official Twitter account, Pakistan Embassy in Kabul launched an image of Normal Bajwa having a gathering with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on the Presidential Palace in addition to retweeting tweets of Afghan chief Dr Abdullah Abdullah.
“Welcoming Pakistan’s COAS, Gen Qamar J. Bajwa @SapedarPalace, we held productive talks and stressed on the unique opportunity to further the cause of peace in AFG & stability in the region as the HCNR & Afghan leaders take necessary steps toward intra-Afghan negotiations,” tweeted Abdullah Abdullah. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s different tweet learn as “Bajwa expressed Pakistan’s support for our efforts & earliest possible start of I/A talks. I told him that we are ready to engage with the Taliban on our common issues to end conflict & live together in peace. I reiterated on Pakistan’s constructive role in this regard.”
DG ISI, Lt Gen Faiz Hameed and Pakistan’s Particular Envoy on Afghanistan Muhammad Sadiq accompanied COAS
The Pakistan Military chief was accompanied by Inter-Providers Intelligence (ISI) Director-Normal, Lieutenant Normal Faiz Hameed and Pakistan’s particular envoy on Afghanistan, Muhammad Sadiq.
This was is the primary go to to Kabul by a high-ranking Pakistani official since Ghani’s second time period in workplace.
It comes forward of the approaching intra-Afghan talks and solely two days after US President Donald Trump’s level man for Afghanistan held talks with Normal Bajwa to debate the following steps for advancing peace course of that has moved slowly for the reason that landmark deal signed between the US and Afghan Taliban on February 29. The bilateral relationship between the 2 neighbouring nations is usually marred by deep distrust. Earlier, the US level particular person on the problem, Zalmay Khalilzad met with Military Chief Normal Qamar Javed Bajwa and DG ISI Lt Gen Faiz Hameed and different senior safety officers in Islamabad.
Throughout the assembly, issues of mutual curiosity, total safety state of affairs together with Afghan refugees’ situation and Afghan reconciliation course of and Pak-Afghan border administration have been mentioned. Pakistan has performed a pivotal position in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating desk with the US and finally led to the deal between the US and the Taliban.
In line with Inter-Providers Public Relations, the media wing of the Pakistan Military, Normal Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Military Workers (COAS), held one-on-one conferences with President Ashraf Ghani and Chairman Excessive Council for Nationwide Reconciliation of Afghanistan, Dr Abdullah Abdullah throughout his go to to Kabul on Tuesday.
COAS was accompanied by PM’s Particular Consultant for Afghanistan Affairs, Ambassador Mohammad Sadiq. Either side mentioned present developments in Afghan Peace Course of and obligatory steps to be undertaken to facilitate an Afghan led and Afghan owned peace course of.
“Issues related to facilitation of trade and connectivity also came under discussion. Both sides agreed that a dignified and time-bound return of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan is a key towards normalcy.”
President Ashraf Ghani expressed his appreciation for Prime Minister of Pakistan for opening of Torkham and Chaman border for permitting Afghan transit items and facilitating stranded Afghans to return to Afghanistan by land and air routes. The President was additionally appreciative of the position being performed by Pakistan for Afghan Peace Course of.