Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa today, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to the ISPR, during the meeting, matters of mutual interest, enhanced defence and security cooperation, regional security, the current situation in Afghanistan and collaboration and partnership in humanitarian measures were discussed.

COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan values Indonesia’s role in global and regional affairs and they look forward to enhance their bilateral relationship.

The army chief, according to the military’s media wing, stressed upon the urgency for swiftly devising an institutional mechanism for channeling humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan in order to avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe.

He underscored the importance of peace and reconciliation initiatives in Afghanistan and besides this also emphasized that peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute is essential for stability in South Asia.