Commander of the Terrestrial Army Congo Lieutenant General Sikabwe Asinda Fall called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ, today.

During the meeting, they discussed matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and scope of military cooperation to include defence, training and security between the two countries.

COAS Bajwa emphasised that Pakistan Army is committed to playing its part in establishing peace under United Nations (UN) banner and we have rendered numerous sacrifices for this noble cause, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

COAS said that Pakistan views Congo as a key country in the African continent and we appreciate Congo’s role in regional peace.

The visiting dignitary lauded the professionalism of Pakistan armed forces and its role in the UN peacekeeping operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He also vowed to enhance cooperation in various fields between the two militaries.

Earlier on January 10, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa had stressed the need for swiftly devising an institutional mechanism to channel humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan in order to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe in the war-ravaged country.